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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: caenogenesis (0.01013 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to caenogenesis.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: caenogenesis caenogenesis n : introduction during embryonic development of characters or structure not present in the earlier evolutionary history of the strain or species (as addition of the placenta in mammalian evolution) [syn: cenogenesis, kenogenesis, cainogenesis, kainogenesis] [ant: palingenesis]
English → English (gcide) Definition: caenogenesis Kenogenesis \Ken`o*gen"e*sis\, n. [Gr. ? new + E. genesis.] (Biol.) Modified evolution, in which nonprimitive characters make their appearance in consequence of a secondary adaptation of the embryo to the peculiar conditions of its environment; -- distinguished from palingenesis. [Written also cenogenesis and c[ae]nogenesis.] [1913 Webster] cenogenesis \cen`o*gen"e*sis\ n. [Gr. ? new + E. genesis.] (Biol.) The introduction during embryonic development of characters or structure not present in the earlier evolutionary history of the strain or species (as addition of the placenta in mammalian evolution); a modified evolution, in which nonprimitive characters make their appearance in consequence of a secondary adaptation of the embryo to the peculiar conditions of its environment; -- distinguished from palingenesis. [Also spelled caenogenesis and formerly kenogenesis.] [WordNet 1.5 + 1913 Webster]

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