Haeckel definition

  • others:
    • Haeckel, Ernst Heinrich 1834-1919. German philosopher and naturalist who supported Darwin's concept, mapped a genealogical tree relating all animal life, and created the maxim "Ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny.”
  • noun:
    • German biologist and philosopher; advocated Darwinism and formulated the theory of recapitulation; was an exponent of materialistic monism (1834-1919)

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