Definition of caenogenesis. Meaning of caenogenesis. Synonyms of caenogenesis

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Definition of caenogenesis

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 c[ae]nogenesis.]

Meaning of caenogenesis from wikipedia

- Caenogenesis (also variously spelled cenogenesis, kainogenesis, kenogenesis) is the introduction during embryonic development of characters or structure...
- acceleration, celerity cen-, caen- new Gr**** καινός (kainós) caenogastropod, caenogenesis, Cenozoic cen- empty Gr**** κενός (kenós) cenotaph, kenosis cen-, coen-...
- development are conserved and palingenetic, while others are caenogenetic. Caenogenesis represents "the blurring of ancestral resemblances in development", which...
- acceleration, celerity cen-, caen- new Gr**** καινός (kainós) caenogastropod, caenogenesis, Cenozoic cen- empty Gr**** κενός (kenós) cenotaph, kenosis cen-, coen-...
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