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spontaneous generation

noun

Definition of SPONTANEOUS GENERATION

:  a now discredited notion that living organisms spontaneously originate directly from nonliving matter —called also abiogenesis

First Known Use of SPONTANEOUS GENERATION

1665

spontaneous generation

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SPONTANEOUS GENERATION

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