The domain of space wherein a specific regional regulation imposes defined processes and forms.
This is a biological concept, related to the orderly self-construction of living beings. Its first inspiration can be however found in the 19 Century CHLADNI's magnetic figures and in W. d'ARCY THOMPSON's work on "Growth and Form" (1916).
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