autogenesis definition

  • noun:
    • See abiogenesis.
    • The supposed development of living organisms from nonliving matter.
    • Spontaneous generation.
    • Self-production; production independent, in organisms, of parent organisms;
    • in cells, of parent tissues; and
    • in illness, of past situations of zymotic disease.
    • a hypothetical organic event wherein residing organisms are manufactured from nonliving matter

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