morphogeny definition

  • noun:
    • History of the development of forms; that part of ontogeny that addresses the germ history of forms, distinguished from physiogeny.
    • reputation for the development of forms; that element of ontogeny that handles the germ history of types; -- distinguished from physiogeny.
    • In biology, morphogenesis; the genesis of form; manufacturing or evolution of the forms of living matter the research which may be the province of this research of morphology.
    • the annals associated with the advancement associated with the kinds of organisms; morphology, and/or technology of the types of residing systems, with unique mention of the manner which, or perhaps the means wherein, such kinds originate or develop; embryology in an extensive sense.

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