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Xenogenesis

Xenˊo-gen′e-sis

,
Noun.
[Gr.
ξένοσ
a stranger + E.
genesis
.]
(Biol.)
(a)
Same as
Heterogenesis
.
(b)
The fancied production of an organism of one kind by an organism of another.
Huxley.

Definition 2021


xenogenesis

xenogenesis

English

Noun

xenogenesis (plural xenogeneses)

  1. A foreign origin or source.
  2. (biology) The production of an offspring that is unlike either of its parents.

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