Polygenesis : Definition


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Definitions of Polygenesis

Pronunciation : Pol`y*gen"e*sis, Po*lyg"e*ny
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Poly- + genesis, or root of Gr. (Biol.)
Definition : Defn: The theory that living organisms originate in cells or embryos of different kinds, instead of coming from a single cell; -- opposed to monogenesis.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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