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Developmental biology: The study of how cells grow and interact to form an organism.
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- Biology : The science of life — of complex, self-organizing, information-processing systems living in the past, present or future.
- Life : Living systems, of which biologists seek the commonalities distinguishing them from nonliving systems.
- Ontogenesis : The morphological changes undergone by an individual throughout life, and its earliest stages in particular.
- Embryogenesis : The formation of an organism, starting with its first cell division.
- Embryo : An organism in its earliest phase of development.
- Fetus : Add brief definition or description
- Hatching : Add brief definition or description
- Birth : In non-egg-laying animals, the moment in which the offspring leaves the body of the mother (in some species, for the first time) or, in very few cases, of the father.
- Fertilization : Add brief definition or description
- Parthenogenesis : Add brief definition or description
- Evolution : A change over time in the proportions of individual organisms differing genetically.
- Evolutionary developmental biology : Add brief definition or description
- Reproduction (biology) : The production of a genetically identical or similar copy of an organism.
- Reproductive medicine : Add brief definition or description
- Gynecology : Add brief definition or description
- Neonatology : The subfield of health sciences concerned with infants.
- Child development : The ensemble of processes that transform an infant into an adolescent.
- Abortion : The deliberate expulsion of an embryo or foetus from the womb for the purpose of ending a pregnancy.