The whole cycle or series of vital phenomena exhibited by an organism in its successive stages of development from the ovum; life-history.(noun)
The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)
Use "life-cycle" in a sentence
"(The Lantern based this back-of-the-envelope calculation on a 2006 report from California estimating the life-cycle energy costs of water and a 1999 study suggesting that an individual uses about 70 gallons of water indoors daily.)"
"It's possible that this is just a life-cycle phenomenon."
"Anne has served as President of Congregation Shaareth Israel, and during a 6-year period when the congregation had no Rabbi, Anne frequently led services, read and taught Torah, and officiated at life-cycle events."