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autogenesis au·to·gen·e·sis (ô'tō-jěn'ĭ-sĭs)

  1. The supposed development of living organisms from nonliving matter.

  2. The process by which a vaccine is made from bacteria obtained from the patient's own body.

au'to·ge·net'ic (-jə-nět'ĭk) adj.
au'to·ge·net'i·cal·ly adv.
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