a. the theory that an embryo develops from the successive differentiation of an originally undifferentiated structure (opposed to pre-formation).
b. the approximately stepwise process by which genetic information, as modified by environmental influences, is translated into the substance and behaviour of an organism.
2.Geology . ore deposition subsequent to the original formation of the enclosing country rock.
Our story has its own epigenesis
Made of mistakes and false starts
Hopes and absurd contentment
Little betrayals and complicity
Doubts and utter certainty
Grand accesses of fury, sad tempests
Shared drinks and laughter
Shared food and sadness.