cenogenetic cenogenetic adj. of or pertaining to cenogenesis. Opposite of {palingenetic}. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • cenogenetic — CENOGENÉTIC, Ă, cenogenetici, ce, adj. (biol.; despre caractere) 1. Care dispare în perioada adultă. 2. De origine recentă. – Din fr. cénogénétique. Trimis de valeriu, 03.03.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  cenogenétic adj. → genetic Trimis de siveco, 13.09 …   Dicționar Român

  • cenogenetic — ce·no·ge·net·ic or coe·no·ge·net·ic or chiefly Brit cae·no·ge·net·ic .sē nə jə net ik, .sen ə adj relating to or being a specialized adaptive character (as the amnion or chorion surrounding the embryo of higher vertebrates) that is not… …   Medical dictionary

  • cenogenetic — adj. not showing characteristics of one s race (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cenogenetic — ce·no·genetic …   English syllables

  • cenogenetic — adjective of or relating to cenogenesis • Ant: ↑palingenetic • Pertains to noun: ↑cenogenesis • Derivationally related forms: ↑cenogenesis • Topics: ↑biology, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ke|no|ge|net|ic — «KEE nuh juh NEHT ihk», adjective. = cenogenetic. (Cf. ↑cenogenetic) …   Useful english dictionary

  • caenogenesis — n. [Gr. kainos, recent; genesis, beginning] The repetition of phylogeny by ontogeny, caused by heterochrony (temporal displacement), heterotropy (spacial displacement) or larval adaptation; cenogenetic a; see palingenesis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • coenogenetic — see cenogenetic …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • generalized — adj. [L. genus, kind] A comparative term used in biology in contrast to specialized or cenogenetic, indicating an ancient or long standing character when compared with one or more newly evolved …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • cenogenesis — [sē΄nō jen′ə sis, sen΄ōjen′ə sis] n. 〚ceno (< Gr kainos: see CENE) + GENESIS〛 the development of structures in the embryonic or larval stage of an organism that are adaptive and do not appear in the evolutionary history of its group: cf …   Universalium

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