autogeny
noun see autogenous

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  • autogeny — n. [Gr. autos, self; genesis, birth] 1. Self generation. 2. Endogeny. 3. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The ability of Culicidae females to develop mature eggs without a prior blood meal. autogenous adj …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • autogeny — au·tog·e·ny (ô tōjʹə nē) n. Variant of autogenesis. * * * …   Universalium

  • autogeny — au·tog·e·ny …   English syllables

  • autogeny — noun a hypothetical organic phenomenon by which living organisms are created from nonliving matter • Syn: ↑abiogenesis, ↑autogenesis, ↑spontaneous generation • Derivationally related forms: ↑autogenetic (for: ↑autogenesis), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • autogenous — also autogenic adjective Etymology: Greek autogenēs, from aut + genēs born, produced more at gen Date: 1846 1. produced independently of external influence or aid ; endogenous 2. originating or derived from sources within the same …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • J. Storrs Hall — John Storrs Hall is regarded as one of the most significant thinkers in the field of molecular nanotechnology. He founded the sci.nanotech Usenet newsgroup and moderated it for ten years, and served as the founding chief scientist of Nanorex Inc …   Wikipedia

  • Culicidae — Stechmücken Gelbfiebermücke (Aedes aegypti) Systematik Klasse: Insekten (Insecta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Culiciden — Stechmücken Gelbfiebermücke (Aedes aegypti) Systematik Klasse: Insekten (Insecta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gelse — Stechmücken Gelbfiebermücke (Aedes aegypti) Systematik Klasse: Insekten (Insecta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gelsen — Stechmücken Gelbfiebermücke (Aedes aegypti) Systematik Klasse: Insekten (Insecta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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