Definitions for "Ontogeny"
The history of the individual development of an organism; the sequence of events involved in the development of an organism; the history of the evolution of the germ; the development of an individual organism, -- in distinction from phylogeny, or evolution of the tribe. Called also henogenesis, henogeny.
The growth and development of an individual from embryo to adult.
The patterned development of a plant through sequential development, differentiation, and senescence.