plural autogeneses

Definition of autogenesis

2 : a concept that evolution is directed by innate orienting factors independent of the interaction of organism and environment

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First Known Use of autogenesis

1858, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for autogenesis

New Latin, from Latin aut- + genesis

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The first known use of autogenesis was in 1858

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an act or instance of returning to life

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