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  1. Palingenesy(noun)

    a new birth; a re-creation; a regeneration; a continued existence in different manner or form

  2. Palingenesy(noun)

    that form of evolution in which the truly ancestral characters conserved by heredity are reproduced in development; original simple descent; -- distinguished from kenogenesis. Sometimes, in zoology, the abrupt metamorphosis of insects, crustaceans, etc


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