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genesis

 [jen´ĕ-sis]
creation; origination; used as a word termination joined to an element indicating the thing created, e.g., carcinogenesis.

gen·e·sis

(jen'ĕ-sis),
An origin or beginning process; also used as combining form in suffix position.
[G.]

genesis

/gen·e·sis/ (jen´ĕ-sis) [Gr.] creation; origination.

genesis

[jen′əsis]
Etymology: Gk, origin
1 the origin, generation, or developmental evolution of anything.
2 the act of producing or procreating.

genesis

The beginning of a process

gen·e·sis

(jen'ĕ-sis)
An origin or beginning process; also used as combining form in suffix position.
[G.]

genesis

Origins, beginnings or the process of being formed.

genesis

creation; origination; used as a word termination joined to an element indicating the thing created, e.g. carcinogenesis.
References in classic literature ?
The genesis and maturation of a planet, its poise and orbit, the bended tree recovering itself from the strong wind, the vital resources of every animal and vegetable, are demonstrations of the self-sufficing and therefore self-relying soul.
I was just tracing my mental states for you, in order to show the genesis of the action," he explained.
Says Spencer, in the Preface to his Autobiography:--"In the genesis of a system of thought, the emotional nature is a large factor: perhaps as large a factor as the intellectual nature" (see pages 134, 141 of Vol.
Something further is, therefore, required to account for the genesis of habit from random movements; but I see no reason to suppose that what is further required involves "consciousness.
That a creature made--in a genealogical sense--out of a man's rib, and in this particular case maintained in the highest respectability without any trouble of her own, should be normally in a state of contradiction to the blandest propositions and even to the most accommodating concessions, was a mystery in the scheme of things to which he had often in vain sought a clew in the early chapters of Genesis.
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