Definitions for: Xenogenesis


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



Webster (1913) Definition: Xen`o*gen"e*sis, n. [Gr. xe`nos a stranger + E.
genesis.] (Biol.)
(a) Same as Heterogenesis.
(b) The fancied production of an organism of one kind by an
organism of another. --Huxley.

Synonyms: alternation of generations, heterogenesis

See Also: digenesis, metagenesis, organic phenomenon


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