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polygenetic

[pol-ee-juh-net-ik] /ˌpɒl i dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/
adjective
1.
Biology. relating to or exhibiting polygenesis.
2.
having many or several different sources of origin.
Origin of polygenetic
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65; poly- + -genetic
Related forms
polygenetically, adverb
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