[hoh-muh-jen-uh-sis, hom-uh-]

noun Biology.

reproduction in which the offspring resemble the parents and undergo the same cycle of development.

Nearby words

  1. homogeneity,
  2. homogeneous,
  3. homogeneous charge compression ignition,
  4. homogeneous radiation,
  5. homogeneous system,
  6. homogenetic,
  7. homogenic,
  8. homogenise,
  9. homogenization,
  10. homogenize

Origin of homogenesis

First recorded in 1855–60; homo- + -genesis

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Medicine definitions for homogenesis




Reproduction in which the offspring are similar to the parents.

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