The series of changes in the life of an organism including reproduction: the life cycle of gut parasites figurative a system for managing software throughout its life cycle
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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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