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Palingenesis

Pal`in`gen´e`sis
n.1.
1.A new birth; a re-creation; a regeneration; a continued existence in different manner or form.
2.The passing over of the soul of one person or animal into the body of another person or animal, at the time of the death of the first; the transmigration of souls. Called also metempsychosis.
3.(Biol.) That form of development of an individual organism in which in which ancestral characteristics occurring during its evolution are conserved by heredity and reproduced, sometimes transiently, in the course of individual development; original simple descent; - distinguished from cenogenesis (kenogenesis or coenogenesis), in which the mode of individual development has been modified so that the evolutionary process had become obscured. Sometimes, in Zoology, the term is applied to the abrupt metamorphosis of insects, crustaceans, etc. See also the note under recapitulation.
Noun1.palingenesis - emergence during embryonic development of various characters or structures that appeared during the evolutionary history of the strain or species
Synonyms: recapitulation
Antonyms:
caenogenesis, cainogenesis, cenogenesis, kainogenesis, kenogenesis - introduction during embryonic development of characters or structure not present in the earlier evolutionary history of the strain or species (as addition of the placenta in mammalian evolution)
caenogenesis, cainogenesis, cenogenesis, development, growing, growth, kainogenesis, kenogenesis, maturation, ontogenesis, ontogeny, recapitulation
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