life history (countable and uncountable, plural life histories)
- an investigation into the details and activities of a person during his/her lifetime; one's background.
- His life history shows that he frequently moves from town to town, moving from one job to the next.
- (medicine) Information concerning a person's diseases and medical disorders suffered during his lifetime; especially useful if the disorders are genetic.
- (biology) The set of stages that an organism, or a species, experiences over its lifetime, from conception to death.