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polygenesis definition

  • noun:
    • Derivation of a species or type from multiple ancestor or germ cell.
    • The genesis of a species from multiple ancestor.
    • The theory that residing organisms originate in cells or embryos of different sorts, rather than via a single cell; in place of monogenesis.
    • The theory that languages created individually in different locations at various durations, as opposed to via one source.
    • the idea that living organisms originate in cells or embryos various sorts, in place of originating from an individual mobile; -- opposed to monogenesis.
    • Origination or derivation from several species, or, in a really limited sense, from several set: contrasted with monogenesis. Compare polyphylesis.
  • others:
    • In biology, generation or origination from several split and independent germs; the doctrine that organisms took rise from cells or embryos of different kinds.
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