noun al·loi·o·bi·o·gen·e·sis \ə¦lȯi(ˌ)ō-\

Definition of alloiobiogenesis

  1. :  alternation of generations especially of a sexual and an asexual generation — compare alloiogenesis

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of alloiobiogenesis

New Latin, from Greek alloios different + New Latin biogenesis

First Known Use: circa 1948

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up alloiobiogenesis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


a trip made at another's expense

Get Word of the Day daily email!