life cycle definition

  • noun:
    • this course of developmental changes whereby an organism passes from the creation as a fertilized zygote on mature state in which another zygote may be created.
    • A progression through a number of differing stages of development.
    • the course of stages whereby an organism passes from fertilized zygote until maturity, reproduction, and death
    • the useful lifetime of something or system; the developmental reputation for a person or team in community
    • a few stages by which an organism passes between recurrences of a primary stage
    • this course of developmental changes in an organism from fertilized zygote to maturity whenever another zygote is produced

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