- heterogenesis(def 1).
- the supposed generation of offspring completely and permanently different from the parent.
Also xe·nog·e·ny [zuh-noj-uh-nee] /zəˈnɒdʒ ə ni/.
Origin of xenogenesis
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- Originating outside the organism or from a foreign substance introduced into the organism.
- The supposed production of offspring that are markedly different from either parent.
- alternation of generations
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