heterogenesis


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heterogenesis

(ˌhɛtərəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
n
(Biology) another name for alternation of generations, abiogenesis
heterogenetic, ˌheteroˈgenic adj
ˌheterogeˈnetically adv
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het•er•o•gen•e•sis

(ˌhɛt ər əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs)

also het•er•og•e•ny

(-əˈrɒdʒ ə ni)

n.
alternation of generations, esp. the alternation of parthenogenetic and sexual generations.
[1850–55]
het`er•o•ge•net′ic (-ə roʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk) adj.
het`er•o•ge•net′i•cal•ly, adv.
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heterogenesis

1. reproduction by a sexual and asexual process alternately. Cf. heterogamy.
2. reproduction in which the parent bears offspring different from itself. Cf. xenogenesis.heterogenetic, adj.
3. abiogenesis.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heterogenesis - the alternation of two or more different forms in the life cycle of a plant or animal
organic phenomenon - (biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals
digenesis, metagenesis - alternation of sexual and asexual generations
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