Related formsep·i·gen·e·sist, e·pig·e·nist [ih-pij-uh-nist] /ɪˈpɪdʒ ə nɪst/, nounep·i·ge·net·ic [ep-i-juh-net-ik] /ˌɛp ɪ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/, adjectiveep·i·ge·net·i·cal·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for epigenesis
The doctrine of epigenesis has very much complicated the whole question of heredity.Homo-culture|Martin Luther Holbrook
The differences between the exponents of evolution and epigenesis offer practical problems to be decided by experiment.
The development is an epigenesis, or impressing on identical material of different characters by different surrounding forces.
This point established, two hypotheses remain: that of pre-existence and that of epigenesis.Lay Sermons, Addresses and Reviews|Thomas Henry Huxley
Elsewhere he writes: 'I believe that I have established that ontogeny can be explained only by evolution, and not by epigenesis.'