Definitions for palingenetic-dʒəˈnɛt ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pal•in•gen•e•sisˌpæl ɪnˈdʒɛn ə sɪs(n.)

  1. rebirth; regeneration.

  2. embryonic development that reproduces the ancestral features of the species. a former theory that organisms are generated from other organisms preformed in the germ cells.

    Category: Developmental Biology, Biology

  3. the doctrine of transmigration of souls.

    Category: Religion

Origin of palingenesis:

1615–25; < NL < Gk pálin again +génesisgenesis

pal`in•ge•net′ic-dʒəˈnɛt ɪk(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. palingenetic(adj)

    of or relating to palingenesis


  1. palingenetic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to palingenesis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Palingenetic(adj)

    of or pertaining to palingenesis: as, a palingenetic process


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