variants or coenogenetic or chiefly British caenogenetic
: relating to or being a specialized adaptive character (as the amnion or chorion surrounding the embryo of higher vertebrates) that is not represented in primitive ancestral forms

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“Cenogenetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cenogenetic. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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