Definition of Caenogenesis

1. Noun. Introduction during embryonic development of characters or structure not present in the earlier evolutionary history of the strain or species (such as the addition of the placenta in mammalian evolution).




Definition of Caenogenesis

1. Noun. (biology) The embryotic development of cross-species structures or characteristics. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caenogenesis

caecoplication
caecorrhaphy
caecosigmoidostomy
caecostomies
caecostomy
caecotomy
caecotrope
caecotropes
caecotroph
caecotrophs
caecotrophy
caecum
caecum cupulare
caecum vestibulare
caenogeneses
caenogenesis (current term)
caenophidian
caenophidians
caenorhabiditis elegans
caeoma
caeomas
caerule
caerulein
caerulin
caeruloplasmin
caesalpin
caesarean
caesarean delivery
caesarean section
caesareans

Literary usage of Caenogenesis

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1. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"caenogenesis.—Among the inch-worms, or geometrid larvas, protective mimicry is common, the creature being elongated and twig-like (see Fig. ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1878)
"... with exceedingly thin walls for the lodgment of the spinal cord, may probably be regarded as an instance of caenogenesis. These observed coincidences ..."

3. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1906)
"In this case caenogenesis or embryonic condensation is the rule; the young animal quits the egg in the adult form, and there is no need for a large number ..."

4. The Primary Factors of Organic Evolution by Edward Drinker Cope (1904)
"... through changes introduced subsequent to the origin of a line of descent, become inexact, or " falsified," is termed by the same author caenogenesis or ..."

5. The Last Link: Our Present Knowledge of the Descent of Man by Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel, Hans Gadow (1898)
"... both professional and amateur, to find fault with or to explain the principles of adaptation, variation, heredity, caenogenesis, phylogeny, etc., ..."

6. The Recapitulation Theory and Human Infancy by Percy Erwin Davidson (1914)
"... (2) that caenogenesis Is not the normal mode of transmission in certain types In which it occurs, (3) that both of these modes of transmission are not ..."

7. Naturalism and Religion by Rudolf Otto, John Arthur Thomson (1907)
"densed, disarranged, or obscured in detail by " ceno- genesis^or " caenogenesis." The groups and types of organisms exhibit the closest genetic solidarity. ..."

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