Heterochronic



[het-uh-rok-ruh-nee] /ˌhɛt əˈrɒk rə ni/

noun, Biology.
1.
a genetic shift in timing of the development of a tissue or anatomical part, or in the onset of a physiological process, relative to an ancestor.

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    [het-uh-rok-ruh-nee] /ˌhɛt əˈrɒk rə ni/ noun, Biology. 1. a genetic shift in timing of the development of a tissue or anatomical part, or in the onset of a physiological process, relative to an ancestor.

  • Heterochrony

    [het-uh-rok-ruh-nee] /ˌhɛt əˈrɒk rə ni/ noun, Biology. 1. a genetic shift in timing of the development of a tissue or anatomical part, or in the onset of a physiological process, relative to an ancestor.



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