homodynamic life cycle
1. A life cycle in which there is continuous development; not interrupted by a diapause.
2. A life cycle in which dormancy can only be caused by adverse environmental conditions; see heterodynamic life cycle.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • heterodynamic life cycle — 1. A life cycle in which there is a period of dormancy. 2. A life cycle that includes a rest period not caused by environmental conditions; see homodynamic life cycle …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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