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life cycle

noun [C]
 
 
the changes that happen in the life of an animal or plantLife and livingAnimal and plant biology - general words
Translations of “life cycle”
in Chinese (Traditional) 生命週期, 生活週期,生活史…
in Russian жизненный цикл…
in Turkish yaşam döngüsü/evresi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生命周期, 生活周期,生活史…
in Polish cykl życiowy…
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