biopoiesis


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biopoiesis

(ˌbaɪəʊpɔɪˈiːsɪs)
n
(Biology) the development of living matter from nonliving matter, esp considered as an evolutionary process
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An example of an already existing word of this kind is biopoiesis, which refers to the origin of life from inorganic matter.
Each image suggests the nature of biopoiesis, as if the structures of language mirror the structure of the biological world.
It is a book of daunting structural complexity that is the fullest articulation of his biopoiesis.