Definition of physiogeny in English:

physiogeny

noun

Biology
  • The development or evolution of physiological functions; especially the ontogeny of physiological functions; the scientific study of this. Now chiefly historical.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Haeckel's Evolution of Man. From physio- + -geny, after German Physiogenie.

Pronunciation

physiogeny

/ˌfɪzɪˈɒdʒɪni/