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Synonyms for ontogeny

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though Naef had rejected Haeckel's biogenetic law as a method for
After rejecting the biogenetic law as a device for discovering
on the imposing effects of the biogenetic law, the palaeontological
In reviewing nineteenth-century theories of sexual difference, Russett notes that most scientists based their work generally upon the theory of evolution, and more specifically upon several other foundational ideas: "From physics they took the principles of the conservation of energy and the correlation of forces; from biology, sexual selection, the biogenetic law ('ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny'), and the physiological division of labor" (10).