Definitions for xenogenesisˌzɛn əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌzi nə-; zəˈnɒdʒ ə ni

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

xen•o•gen•e•sisˌzɛn əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌzi nə-; zəˈnɒdʒ ə ni(n.)

also xe•nog•e•ny

  1. Category: Biology

    Ref: heterogenesis. 1

  2. the supposed generation of offspring completely and permanently different from the parent.

    Category: Biology

Origin of xenogenesis:

1865–70

xen`o•ge•net′ic-dʒəˈnɛt ɪk(adj.)xen`o•gen′ic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. alternation of generations, heterogenesis, xenogenesis(noun)

    the alternation of two or more different forms in the life cycle of a plant or animal

Wiktionary

  1. xenogenesis(Noun)

    A foreign origin or source.

  2. xenogenesis(Noun)

    The production of an offspring that is unlike either of its parents.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Xenogenesis(noun)

    same as Heterogenesis

  2. Xenogenesis(noun)

    the fancied production of an organism of one kind by an organism of another

Freebase

  1. Lilith's Brood

    Lilith's Brood is a collection of three works by Octavia Butler. The three volumes of this science fiction series were previously collected in the now out of print volume, Xenogenesis. The collection was first published under the current title of Lilith's Brood in 2000.

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