metagenesis

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noun meta·gen·e·sis \-ˈje-nə-səs\

Definition of metagenesis

  1. :  alternation of generations in animals; especially :  regular alternation of a sexual and an asexual generation

metagenetic

play \-jə-ˈne-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of metagenesis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1849


Medical Dictionary

metagenesis

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noun meta·gen·e·sis \-ˈjen-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of metagenesis

plural

metageneses

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  alternation of generations; especially :  regular alternation of a sexual and an asexual generation

metagenetic

\-jə-ˈnet-ik\play adjective

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