Definition of life cycle in English:

life cycle

Syllabification: life cy·cle


  • The series of changes in the life of an organism, including reproduction.
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    • Entry into the transport medium may or may not be a regular part of the life cycle of an organism.
    • The phytohormone ethylene plays roles in physiological processes throughout the life cycle of the plant.
    • Like other animals, they pass through a life cycle from birth to maturity to death.

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