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autogenesis

 [aw″to-jen´ĕ-sis]
self-generation; origination within the organism. adj., adj autogenet´ic, autog´enous.

au·to·gen·e·sis

(aw'tō-jen'ĕ-sis),
1. The origin of living matter within the organism itself.
2. In bacteriology, the process by which vaccine is made from bacteria obtained from the patient's own body.
[auto- + G. genesis, production]

autogenesis

(ô′tō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs) also

autogeny

(ô-tŏj′ə-nē)
au′to·ge·ne′tic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk) adj.
au′to·ge·net′i·cal·ly adv.

au·to·gen·e·sis

(aw'tō-jen'ĕ-sis)
1. The origin of living matter within the organism itself.
2. In bacteriology, the process by which vaccine is made from bacteria obtained from the patient's own body.
[auto- + G. genesis, production]
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