- origin from more than one ancestral species or line.
Origin of polygenesis
Examples from the Web for polygenesis
Contemporary Examples of polygenesis
Polygenesis amounted to a justification for Europeans believing themselves essentially different from the rest of the species.Desperately Seeking a GOP Hero
September 25, 2009
Historical Examples of polygenesis
Polygenesis in his inventions may probably be regarded as testimony in favour of the monogenesis of Man.The Evolution of Culture
Augustus Henry Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers
Polygenesis, pol-i-jen′e-sis, n. origin from many separate germs: the theory that organisms sprang from different cells.
- biology evolution of a polyphyletic organism or group
- the hypothetical descent of the different races of man from different ultimate ancestors