Epigenesis meaning

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The theory that an individual is developed by successive differentiation of an unstructured egg rather than by a simple enlarging of a preformed entity.
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Change in the mineral content of a rock because of outside influences.
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The theory that the embryo, influenced by its internal and external environment, develops progressively by stages, forming structures that were not originally present in the egg.
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A type of metamorphism in which the mineral content of a rock changes as a result of external influences.
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The theory that an individual is developed by successive differentiation of an unstructured egg rather than by a simple enlarging of a preformed entity.
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(biology) The theory that an organism develops by differentiation from an unstructured egg rather than by simple enlarging of something preformed.
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(geology) Changes in the mineral content of rock after its formation.
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Origin of epigenesis

  • epi- +‎ -genesis

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