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synonyms for ontogenesis

  • advancement
  • evolution
  • expansion
  • improvement
  • increase
  • progress
  • addition
  • adulthood
  • advance
  • augmentation
  • boost
  • buildup
  • chrysalis
  • developing
  • enlargement
  • flowering
  • hike
  • maturation
  • maturity
  • ontogeny
  • progression
  • reinforcement
  • spread
  • spreading
  • unfolding
  • adding to
  • advancing
  • augmenting
  • elaborating
  • evolvement
  • evolving
  • increasing
  • making progress
  • maturing
  • ongoing
  • perfecting
  • reinforcing
  • unraveling
  • upgrowth
  • upping
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antonyms for ontogenesis

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  • decline
  • decrease
  • halt
  • retreat
  • retrogression
  • stoppage
  • lessening
  • reduction
  • shrinkage
  • stagnation
  • withdrawal
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How to use ontogenesis in a sentence

The ontogenesis of any given living organism is a short, condensed recapitulation of its ancestral history or of its phylogenesis.
THE LAST LINKERNST HAECKEL
It summarises the history of species; ontogenesis, we are told, reproduces phylogenesis.
A NEW PHILOSOPHY: HENRI BERGSONEDOUARD LE ROY
It studies man from two different points of view: his development (ontogenesis), and his variations.
PEDAGOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGYMARIA MONTESSORI
It is naturally no easy matter to trace the ontogenesis of the herd instinct.
GROUP PSYCHOLOGY AND THE ANALYSIS OF THE EGOSIGMUND FREUD
This is, of course, no reversal of dominance in ontogeny, but mere ontogenesis of pigmentation.
INHERITANCE OF CHARACTERISTICS IN DOMESTIC FOWLCHARLES BENEDICT DAVENPORT
A similar connection determines the relation between ontogenesis and phylogenesis.
THREE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE THEORY OF SEXSIGMUND FREUD
But ontogenesis would have furnished us with facts no less cogent.
CREATIVE EVOLUTIONHENRI BERGSON
This exceedingly important larval form, the "gastrula," makes its appearance in the ontogenesis of all tribes of animals.
WAS MAN CREATED?HENRY A. MOTT
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WORDS RELATED TO ONTOGENESIS

  • adding to
  • addition
  • adulthood
  • advance
  • advancement
  • advancing
  • augmentation
  • augmenting
  • boost
  • buildup
  • chrysalis
  • developing
  • elaborating
  • enlargement
  • evolution
  • evolvement
  • evolving
  • expansion
  • flowering
  • hike
  • improvement
  • increase
  • increasing
  • making progress
  • maturation
  • maturing
  • maturity
  • ongoing
  • ontogenesis
  • ontogeny
  • perfecting
  • progress
  • progression
  • reinforcement
  • reinforcing
  • spread
  • spreading
  • unfolding
  • unraveling
  • upgrowth
  • upping
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.