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1. Biogenetic law (recapitulation theory, "ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny")
The theory that " ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny ," which means that one can trace the evolutionary development of a species by studying the development of an individual embryo or young of that species. The theory is still used, especially in paleontology , but has been found to not be strictly true when applied to problems in biology .

2. Ontogeny
The developmental history of an organism.

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