noun tachy·genesis \¦takə̇+\

Definition of tachygenesis

  1. 1 :  acceleration of development by the shortening of ancestral stages during embryonic development — compare bradygenesis, lipogenesis

  2. 2 :  saltatory evolution

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Origin and Etymology of tachygenesis

New Latin, from tachy- + Latin genesis

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a brief usually trivial fact

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