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adjective pal·in·ge·net·ic \-jə-ˈnet-ik\

Medical Definition of palingenetic

  1. 1:  of or relating to palingenesis

  2. 2:  of, relating to, or being biological characters (as the gill slits in a human embryo) that are derivations from distant ancestral forms rather than adaptations of recent origin

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