/ (ˌɔːtəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) /
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another word for abiogenesis (def. 1)
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
Derived forms of autogenesisautogenetic (ˌɔːtəʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪk), adjective
Words nearby autogenesis
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Medical definitions for autogenesis
[ ô′tō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs ]
The supposed development of living organisms from nonliving matter.
The process by which a vaccine is made from bacteria obtained from the patient's own body.
Other words from autogenesisau′to•ge•net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk) adj.au′to•ge•net′i•cal•ly adv.
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