Definition of Autogenesis

1. Noun. A hypothetical organic phenomenon by which living organisms are created from nonliving matter.




Definition of Autogenesis

1. n. Spontaneous generation.

Definition of Autogenesis

1. Noun. (biology) The supposed creation of living organisms from nonliving matter. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Autogenesis

1. Spontaneous generation. Origin: Auto- + genesis. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Autogenesis

autogamic
autogamies
autogamous
autogamy
autoganzfeld
autogas
autogated
autogating
autogeneal
autogeneic graft
autogenerate
autogenerated
autogenerates
autogenerating
autogeneration
autogenesis (current term)
autogenetic
autogenic
autogenic therapy
autogenic training
autogenics
autogenies
autogenous
autogenous control
autogenous keratoplasty
autogenous vaccine
autogenously
autogeny
autogiro
autogiros

Literary usage of Autogenesis

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1. Bi-Sexual Man Or Evolution of Sexes by Francis H. Buzzacott, Mary Isabel Wymore (1912)
"Such strange phenomena are both accounted for and explained, if we consider that they are related to partial autogenesis (self-production of offspring), ..."

2. The Science and art of obstetrics by Theophilus Parvin (1895)
"But again, other cases occur for which no external cause is discovered, and, therefore, the hypothesis of self-infection or autogenesis is proposed. ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1885)
"An appeal to autogenesis in a case of puerperal ... autogenesis is fatalism, iron necessity, the negation of protective means, the paralysis of medical art. ..."

4. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"If the thickness of the tendon is partly acquired during autogenesis by function and partly inherited and acquired through phylogenesis, this shows the ..."

5. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1891)
"god of autogenesis, and imagine we have explained the mystery. ... This doctrine of the autogenesis of puerperal septicaemia is, to my mind, ..."

6. The Lancet-clinic by Mississippi Valley Medical Association, Ohio Valley Medical Association (1908)
"Speaking of intrinsic causes, he says that believers in autogenesis generally ... Believers in the autogenesis of cancer also hold that an extrinsic origin ..."

7. The Medical Times and Gazette (1875)
"... attached in this discussion to what I should call the autogenesis of puerperal fever until it was so strongly and ably advocated? by Dr. Wynn Williams. ..."

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