paedogenesis

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pae·do·gen·e·sis

noun \ˌpē-dō-ˈje-nə-səs\

Definition of PAEDOGENESIS

:  reproduction by young or larval animals :  neoteny
pae·do·ge·net·ic \-jə-ˈne-tik\ or pae·do·gen·ic \-ˈje-nik\ adjective
pae·do·ge·net·i·cal·ly \-jə-ˈne-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of PAEDOGENESIS

pae·do·gen·e·sis also pe·do·gen·e·sis \ˌpē-dō-ˈje-nə-səs\

Origin of PAEDOGENESIS

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1871

pae·do·gen·e·sis

noun    (Medical Dictionary)
plural pae·do·gen·e·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of PAEDOGENESIS

: reproduction by young or larval animals
pae·do·ge·net·ic also pe·do·ge·net·ic \-jə-ˈnet-ik\ adjective

Variants of PAEDOGENESIS

pae·do·gen·e·sis also pe·do·gen·e·sis \ˌpēd-ō-ˈjen-ə-səs\

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