Abiogeny
Abiogeny Ab`i*og"e*ny, n. (Biol.) Same as {Abiogenesis}. [1913 Webster]

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  • abiogeny — (ˌæbɪˈɒdʒənɪ) [f. Gr. ἄβιος without life + γενεια birth.] = abiogenesis …   Useful english dictionary

  • abiogeny — Abiogenesis Ab i*o*gen e*sis, n. [Gr. a priv. + bi os life + ge nesis, origin, birth.] (Biol.) The supposed origination of living organisms from lifeless matter; such genesis as does not involve the action of living parents; spontaneous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abiogeny — noun abiogenesis …   Wiktionary

  • Abiogenesis — Ab i*o*gen e*sis, n. [Gr. a priv. + bi os life + ge nesis, origin, birth.] (Biol.) The supposed origination of living organisms from lifeless matter; such genesis as does not involve the action of living parents; spontaneous generation; called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abiogenesis — noun The origination of living organisms from lifeless matter; such genesis as does not involve the action of living parents; spontaneous generation. Syn: abiogeny Ant: transformism, bioginesis …   Wiktionary

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