paedogenesis

noun pae·do·gen·e·sis \ ˌpē-dō-ˈje-nə-səs \
variants: or less commonly

Definition of paedogenesis

:reproduction by young or larval animals :neoteny

paedogenetic

play \ˌpē-dō-jə-ˈne-tik\ or paedogenic play \ˌpē-dō-ˈje-nik\ adjective

paedogenetically

play \ˌpē-dō-jə-ˈne-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of paedogenesis

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

paedogenesis

noun pae·do·gen·e·sis
variants: also pedogenesis play \ˌpēd-ō-ˈjen-ə-səs\

medical Definition of paedogenesis

plural paedogeneses play \-ˌsēz\
:reproduction by young or larval animals

paedogenetic

also pedogenetic play \-jə-ˈnet-ik\ adjective

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