Definition of Telegonic

1. [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Telegonic

telefilm
telefilms
telefrag
telefragged
telefragging
telefrags
telega
telegaming
telegas
telegenesis
telegenetics
telegenic
telegnosis
telegnostic
telegonic (current term)
telegonies
telegony
telegram
telegramlike
telegrammatic
telegramme
telegrammed
telegrammic
telegramming
telegrams
telegraph
telegraph code
telegraph codes
telegraph form

Literary usage of Telegonic

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1. Mystery of the Sexes: With Chapters on the Sexual Evolution of the Human by Francis H. Buzzacott (1914)
"... it being an instance of telegonic or prenatal influences, the science of which means that a prospective mother, laboring under extreme mental excitement ..."

2. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1914)
"If it was really based on fact, telegonic phenomena ought to be produced with extreme frequency, as a result of the use of serotherapy alone. ..."

3. Diversions of a Naturalist by Edwin Ray Lankester (1915)
"An undesired crossing of two breeds takes place, but when subsequent pure breeding takes place no " telegonic " infection of the mother is observed. ..."

4. Principles of Breeding: A Treatise on Thremmatology Or the Principles and by Eugene Davenport, Henry Lewis Rietz (1907)
"Without a reasonable doubt belief in telegonic influence rests upon stray instances, difficult of understanding by those ..."

5. Principles of Breeding: A Treatise on Thremmatology Or the Principles and by Eugene Davenport, Henry Lewis Rietz (1907)
"... making the usual allowances for sex and age Pearson concludes that, so far as these characters are concerned, " no steady telegonic influence exists. ..."

6. The Grammar of Science by Karl Pearson (1900)
"Our methods enable us to determine some of the laws of prepotency and dismiss as highly improbable any theory of steady telegonic influence. ..."

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