palingenesis

noun
pal·​in·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ˌpa-lən-ˈje-nə-səs How to pronounce palingenesis (audio) \

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Other Words from palingenesis

palingenetic \ ˌpa-​lən-​jə-​ˈne-​tik How to pronounce palingenesis (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of palingenesis

1661, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for palingenesis

New Latin, from Greek palin again + Latin genesis genesis

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The first known use of palingenesis was in 1661

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“Palingenesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/palingenesis. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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palingenesis

noun
pal·​in·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ˌpal-ən-ˈjen-ə-səs How to pronounce palingenesis (audio) \
plural palingeneses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce palingenesis (audio) \

Medical Definition of palingenesis

: the appearance in an individual during its development of characters or structures that have been maintained essentially unchanged throughout the evolutionary history of the group to which it belongs

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