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Definition of the noun abiogenesis

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noun - plural: abiogeneses

  1. a hypothetical organic phenomenon by which living organisms are created from nonliving matter

Alternative definition of the noun abiogenesis


  1. [biology] The origination of living organisms from lifeless matter; such genesis as does not involve the action of living parents; spontaneous generation.


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Abiogenesis or biopoiesis is the natural process of life arising from non-living matter such as simple organic compounds.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Abiogenesis

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Google previewEvolution Unraveled (2015)

How Science Disproves Evolution by Randall Harris

Abiogenesis refers to first ...

Google previewIn Our Own Image: Savior or Destroyer? The History and Future of Artificial Intelligence (2016)

by George Zarkadakis

Abiogenesis is a theory that postulates that life arose as autocatalytic chemical networks. Experiments have shown that certain autocatalysts react to environmental changes, and are thus susceptible to natural selection.14 Reflexivity, ...

Google previewSystematic Theology (2014)

by John Miley

Abiogenesis is an essential part of naturalistic evolution, the very ground of the theory, and must be verified as a fact before the theory can have any standing. The verification must proceed in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

abiogenesis. The origin of living from nonliving matter, as by *biopoiesis. See also SPONTANEOUS GENERATION. abiotic. factor. Any of the nonliving factors that make up the abiotic environment in which living organisms occur. They include ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

abiogenesis. The development of living organisms from nonliving matter, as in the supposed origin of life on Earth, or in the concept of spontaneous generation which was once held to account for the origin of life but which modern ...

Google previewThe Extraterrestrial Encyclopedia (2016)

by David Darling , Dirk Schulze-Makuch

abiogenesis The development of living organisms from non-living precursors. The term was first applied by Thomas Huxley and comes from the Greek a “without” and bios “life.” Gradual abiogenesis by ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (2012)

by John M. Lackie

abiogenesis Spontaneous generation of life from non-living material. The ability to synthesise a small genome and provide sufficient purified proteins etc. to generate a ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1898)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ; New Maps and Many Original American Articles by Eminent Authors ; with New American Supplement

Thus Haeckel expressly embraces Abiogenesis as a necessary and integral part of the theory of universal evolution; and Huxley, in the same spirit, though from the opposite camp, confesses that if it were given him to look beyond the abyss of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Pseudoscience (2013)

From Alien Abductions to Zone Therapy by William F. Williams

ABIOGENESIS victims are influencing them; (c) The abduction experiences are a form of hallucination or hypnagogic (waking) dream; (d) The accounts are outright hoaxes or are the product of mental illness. Interestingly several recent ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Litterature (1875)



Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannnica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1890)


Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica0 (1875)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature. A - Ana. 1


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