[ hoh-muh-jen-uh-sis, hom-uh- ]
/ ˌhoʊ məˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌhɒm ə- /

noun Biology.

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

Origin of homogenesis

First recorded in 1855–60; homo- + -genesis
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Medicine definitions for homogenesis


[ hō′mə-jĕnĭ-sĭs ]


Reproduction in which the offspring are similar to the parents.
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