/ (ˌɔːtəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) /
another word for abiogenesis (def. 1)
Derived Formsautogenetic (ˌɔːtəʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪk), adjective
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Medicine 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.
Related formsau′to•ge•net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk) adj.au′to•ge•net′i•cal•ly adv.
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