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life history

noun as in the story of one's life

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The oldest DNA ever recovered from an animal is adding new chapters to mammoth life history, going back more than 1 million years.

Now, it turns out, a part of the animal’s genetic instruction book is as weird as its life history — and may help explain its ability to withstand extreme temperatures.

Likewise, the original Yoda lived to be 900 years old, suggesting a very, very slow life history for their species.

And every other species—and there are millions of them—also carry vestiges of its life history.

When she was 13, Miscavige Hill says she required to fill out a life history form.

Tom Sykes on the shocking real-life history of Highclere Castle, the setting for the smash-hit British TV drama.

We need hardly say that the conversation was animated, and that it bore largely on the life-history of the absent Susy.

Work tickets were bought and given to men and women whose life history they knew, men and women they had known for years.

In a many-celled animal the life history begins with a single cell, the fertilized egg.

Sometimes a complicated life history has arisen from their parasitic habits.

Such is seen in the life history of the liver fluke, a flatworm which kills sheep, and in the tapeworm.


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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to life history, such as: bio, biography, curriculum vitae, cv, life story, and résumé.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.