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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.

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Google previewScience (1906)

by John Michels

abiogenesis is the goal of biology. On the other hand, * * * it is not sufficient for this purpose to make proteins synthetically, or to produce in gelatine or other colloidal material round granules which have an external resemblance to living cells ...

Google previewEvolution Unraveled (2015)

How Science Disproves Evolution by Randall Harris

Abiogenesis refers to first ...

Google previewNot in His Image (2006)

Gnostic Vision, Sacred Ecology, and the Future of Belief by John Lash

Abiogenesis is the name geologists give to “the development of living organisms from non-living matter; as in the supposed origin of life on Earth” (Oxford Dictionary of Earth Sciences, 2003 edition). The reality of life is that organic forms seem ...

Google previewFound in Translation - GENESIS ONE (2016)

Gods Earth Now Explained by Scientifically Interpreting Scripture. Geologic Earth Now Explained by Scientifically Interpreting Scripture. by J. Roland Kent

Abiogenesis is a theory of “reductionism;” how plants and animals grow in complexity from progressively simpler and simpler life forms all the way back to simple microorganisms. In other words, the theory proposes the chemistry of life from ...

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 previewOrigin of the Universe and Life on Earth (2012)

by Ahmed A. El-Dash

they are known as coacervates which is a spherical aggregation of coacervates measureing l to 100 micrometers across, possess osmotic * The sciences, abiogenesis is the study of how life on Earth could have arisen from organic matter.

Google previewGod Fact or Fiction (2014)

by Luke VandenBerghe

Abiogenesis is a theory positing that life arose from inanimate matter . Laboratory experiments that simulate the conditions of early Earth demonstrated ...

Google previewSelf-Organizing Systems (2012)

The Emergence of Order by F.Eugene Yates

logically equates abiogenesis and spontaneous generation as synonyms, cross-referencing the two terms as such. Abiogenesis is the extremal opposite of hylozoism—a sophisticated form of ...

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



Google previewEncyclopedia of Pseudoscience (2013)

From Alien Abductions to Zone Therapy by William F. Williams

Abiogenesis. The creationoflifefrominorganic forms of matter. One current theory as to how life originated on Earth is that it derived from inorganic matter that was already in place. Some chemists suggest that “selfreplicating” matter—in other ...

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


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 previewA Dictionary of Scientific Quotations (1991)

by Alan L. Mackay

Biogenesis and Abiogenesis. Collected Essays viii 137 If all the books in the world except the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1910)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

ABIOGENESIS, in biology, the term, equivalent to the older terms “spontaneous generation,” Generalia acquivom, Gnu-ratio Mimaria, and of more recent terms such as archegenesis and archcbiosis, for the theory according to which fully ...

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