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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 ?
He hastened back to the house, and Magdalen seated herself on the garden wall to await his return.
I sauntered on the road back to Barkingham for about five minutes, then struck off sharp for the plantation, lighted my lantern with the help of my cigar and a brimstone match of that barbarous period, shut down the slide again, and made for the garden wall.
The effect of seclusion was aided by the great height of the garden walls, which were, indeed, conventual, and, as John had tested in former days, defied the climbing schoolboy.
Presently we came upon our destination, a great amphitheatre situated at the further edge of the plain, and about half a mile beyond the garden walls.
A BOY and a woman were among four people who survived a horror crash after a car smashed through the garden wall of a home.
Eyewitness Peter Harris, 34, told how the blue Peugeot 306 careered through the garden wall "at high speed" and hurtled towards the terraced house on the Middlesbrough estate.
CLOSE CALL The truck destroyed the garden wall and came to rest against the house
The terraces behind the House of the Moralist have collapsed, bringing down the garden wall," Pompeii superintendency said in an emailed statement.
To the north side of the garden the woodland encroaches right up to the garden wall, giving a sense of great height, also true of the wooded Moss walk area on the south side, within the garden itself.
Accommodation is arranged on either side of the garden wall that runs through the full length of the house.