autosynthesis

au·to·syn·the·sis

(aw'tō-sŏ-sin'thĕ-sis),
Self-reproduction or self-replication.
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Vitellogenesis occurred through a process of autosynthesis, involving the combined activity of the Golgi complex, mitochondria and rough endoplasmic reticulum, and a process of heterosynthesis, in which extraovarian precursors were incorporated into oocytes by endocytotic activity at the basal region of the oolemma of the early vitellogenic oocytes.
The process of yolk formation by endogenous autosynthesis and exogenous heterosynthesis of M.