growing vs ontogeny what difference

what is difference between growing and ontogeny

English

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɡɹoʊɪŋ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɡɹəʊɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -əʊɪŋ

Verb

growing

  1. present participle of grow

Noun

growing (plural growings)

  1. growth; increase
  2. (attributive) Connected with growing

Derived terms

  • growing pains
  • growing season

Translations

Adjective

growing (not comparable)

  1. That grows.

Derived terms

  • fast-growing, fastgrowing
  • ever-growing, evergrowing

Translations



English

Etymology

From onto- +‎ -geny, after German Ontogenie.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɒnˈtɒdʒəni/

Noun

ontogeny (countable and uncountable, plural ontogenies)

  1. ontogenesis

Synonyms

  • ontogenesis

Derived terms

  • ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny

Translations

See also

  • phylogeny

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