|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.|
|ontogeny or ontogenesis (ɒnˈtɒdʒənɪ, ˌɒntəˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)|
|Compare phylogeny the entire sequence of events involved in the development of an individual organism|
|ontogenesis or ontogenesis|
|ontogenic or ontogenesis|
|ontogenetic or ontogenesis|
|onto'genically or ontogenesis|
|ontoge'netically or ontogenesis|
ontogeny on·tog·e·ny (ŏn-tŏj'ə-nē)
The origin and development of an individual organism from embryo to adult. Also called ontogenesis.
|ontogeny (ŏn-tŏj'ə-nē) Pronunciation Key
The origin and development of an individual organism from embryo to adult.