recapitulation

The outmoded theory that the stages of development (ontogeny) recapitulated the evolutionary stages through which an organism had passed (phylogeny); thus the primitive mammalian embryo was supposed to go through fish-like and amphibian-like stages before gaining mammal-like features.

recapitulation

[n] - a section of a musical composition or movement in which themes introduced earlier are repeated 2. [n] - a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion
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Recapitulation

Re`ca·pit`u·la'tion (-lā'shŭn) noun [ Late Latin recapitulatio : confer French recapitulation .] The act of recapitulating; a summary, or concise statement or enumeration, of the principal points, facts, or statements, in a preceding discourse, argument, or essay.
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recapitulation

See: recapitulation theory. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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recapitulation

recap noun a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion
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Recapitulation

• (n.) The act of recapitulating; a summary, or concise statement or enumeration, of the principal points, facts, or statements, in a preceding discourse, argument, or essay.
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recapitulation

(from the article `sonata`) The basic elements of sonata form are three: exposition, development, and recapitulation, in which the musical subject matter is stated, explored or ... ...most often cast in sonata form—three-part form containing an exposition of two contrasting melodic ideas, a transition (later elaborated to create .....
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Recapitulation

[Castaneda] Recapitulation is a term first used by Carlos Castaneda in his book, The Eagle’s Gift, published in 1982. In The Eagle`s Gift, Florinda, one of don Juan`s party of warriors, teaches Castaneda about the process and purpose of recapitulation. She explained that recapitulation consisted of `recollecting one`s life down to the mos...
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recapitulation

recapitulation, theory, stated as the biogenetic law by E. H. Haeckel, that the embryological development of the individual repeats the stages in the evolutionary development of the species. For example, the beginnings of gill clefts appear in both humans and fish, but while they are elaborated and ...
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recapitulation

Type: Term Pronunciation: rē′kă-pit′yū-lā′shŭn See: recapitulation theory
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Recapitulation

[music] In music theory, the recapitulation is one of the sections of a movement written in sonata form. The recapitulation occurs after the movement`s development section, and typically presents once more the musical themes from the movement`s exposition. This material is most often recapitulated in the tonic key of the movement, in such a...
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Recapitulation

A reprise.
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Recapitulation

A reprise.
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