HyperDic: xenogenesis

English > 1 sense of the word xenogenesis:
NOUNphenomenonxenogenesis, alternation of generations, heterogenesisthe alternation of two or more different forms in the life cycle of a plant or animal
English > xenogenesis: 1 sense > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningThe alternation of two or more different forms in the life cycle of a plant or animal.
Synonymsalternation of generations, heterogenesis
Narrowermetagenesis, digenesisalternation of sexual and asexual generations
Broaderorganic phenomenon(biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals
Spanishheterogénesis, xenogenesis
Catalanheterogènesi, heterogénesis, xenogenesis

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