Related formsa·bi·o·ge·net·ic [ey-bahy-oh-juh-net-ik, ab-ee-oh-] /ˌeɪ baɪ oʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk, ˌæb i oʊ-/, a·bi·o·ge·net·i·cal, adjectivea·bi·o·ge·net·i·cal·ly, adverba·bi·og·e·nist [ey-bahy-oj-uh-nist, ab-ee-] /ˌeɪ baɪˈɒdʒ ə nɪst, ˌæb i-/, noun
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Abiogenesis, ab-i-o-jen′es-is, n. the origination of living by not-living matter, spontaneous generation.
The belief in abiogenesis or spontaneous generation, as now taking place, has completely disappeared from biological teaching.Evolution in Art|Alfred C. Haddon
This belief led to the theory of abiogenesis so-called—a term signifying the production of life without life to begin with.