autogeny

World English Dictionary
autogenesis or autogeny (ˌɔːtəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs, ɔːˈtɒdʒɪnɪ)
 
n
another word for abiogenesis
 
autogeny or autogeny
 
n
 
autogenetic or autogeny
 
adj

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autogeny

noun
a hypothetical organic phenomenon by which living organisms are created from nonliving matter [syn: abiogenesis
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