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But ontogenesis would have furnished us with facts no less cogent.

It studies man from two different points of view: his development (ontogenesis), and his variations.

The ontogenesis of any given living organism is a short, condensed recapitulation of its ancestral history or of its phylogenesis.

It summarises the history of species; ontogenesis, we are told, reproduces phylogenesis.

This exceedingly important larval form, the "gastrula," makes its appearance in the ontogenesis of all tribes of animals.

It is naturally no easy matter to trace the ontogenesis of the herd instinct.

WORD ORIGIN

"development of an individual," 1872, from onto- + -geny. Related: Ontogenic; ontogenesis.

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