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ectogenesis

[ek-toh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌɛk toʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/
noun, Biology
1.
development outside the body, as of an embryo in an artificial environment.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; < Neo-Latin; see ecto-, -genesis
Related forms
ectogenetic
[ek-toh-juh-net-ik] /ˌɛk toʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ectogeneses

ectogenesis

/ˌɛktəʊˈdʒɛnəsɪs/
noun
1.
the growth of an organism outside the body in which it would normally be found, such as the growth of an embryo outside the mother's body or the growth of bacteria outside the body of a host
Derived Forms
ectogenetic, ectogenic, ectogenous (ɛkˈtɒdʒɪnəs) adjective
ectogenically, adverb
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