Medical Definition of Law of recapitulation

1. The theory formulated by E.H. Haeckel that individuals in their embryonic development pass through stages similar in general structural plan to the stages their species passed through in its evolution; more technically phrased, the theory that ontogeny is an abbreviated recapitulation of phylogeny. Synonym: biogenetic law, law of biogenesis, Haeckel's law, law of recapitulation. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Law Of Recapitulation

law of initial value
law of intestine
law of isochronism
law of large numbers
law of motion
law of multiple proportions
law of nations
law of nature
law of parsimony
law of partial pressures
law of polar excitation
law of priority
law of proximity
law of recapitulation (current term)
law of reciprocal proportions
law of referred pain
law of refraction
law of regression to mean
law of segregation
law of similarity
law of similars
law of sines
law of specific nerve energies
law of the excluded middle
law of the heart
law of the jungle
law of the land
law of the minimum

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