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monogenesis

mon·o·gen·e·sis

monogenesis

 
pronunciation:
ma n je nih sihs
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the theory that all living organisms are descended from one ancestral pair or from one cell.
definition 2: in plants, asexual reproduction, as by formation of spores.
derivation: monogeny (n.)
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