Spontaneous generation

Definition of Spontaneous generation

(Biol.) the fancied production of living organisms without previously existing parents from inorganic matter, or from decomposing organic matter, a notion which at one time had many supporters; abiogenesis.
(Biol.) See under Generation.

See also: Generation Spontaneous

Related Words

abiogenesis, autogenesis, autogeny, organic phenomenon
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