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-genesis

suff.
Origin; production: abiogenesis.

[Latin, from Greek, birth, origin; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]

-genesis

n combining form
indicating genesis, development, or generation: biogenesis; parthenogenesis.
[New Latin, from Latin: genesis]
-genetic, -genic adj combining form

gen•e•sis

(ˈdʒɛn ə sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
an origin, creation, or beginning.
[1595–1605; < Latin < Greek génesis origin, source, derivative (with -sis -sis) of gígnesthai to beget]

Gen•e•sis

(ˈdʒɛn ə sɪs)

n.
the first book of the Bible, dealing with the Creation and the patriarchs.

-genesis

a combining form of genesis: parthenogenesis.