Physiogeny

Physiogeny

Phys`i*og"e*ny\, n. [Gr. fy`sis nature + root of ? to be born.] (Biol.) The germ history of the functions, or the history of the development of vital activities, in the individual, being one of the branches of ontogeny. See Morphogeny. --Haeckel.
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