diplogenesis

noun
dip·​lo·​genesis | \ ¦diplō+ \

Definition of diplogenesis

: a hypothetical production of changes in the germplasm corresponding to acquired modification of somatic structure — compare lamarckism

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Other Words from diplogenesis

diplogenetic \ "+ \ adjective

History and Etymology for diplogenesis

New Latin, from dipl- + genesis

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“Diplogenesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diplogenesis. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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