animal development

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animal development

the processes that lead eventually to the formation of a new animal starting from cells derived from one or more parent individuals. Development thus occurs following the process by which a new generation of organisms is produced by the parent generation

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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