- n autogenesis a hypothetical organic phenomenon by which living organisms are created from nonliving matter
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- n Autogenesis (Biol) Spontaneous generation.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n autogenesis Self-production; production independent, in organisms, of parent organisms;
- n autogenesis in tissues, of parent tissues; and.
- n autogenesis in disease, of previous cases of zymotic disease.