Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for autogeny

a hypothetical organic phenomenon by which living organisms are created from nonliving matter

References in periodicals archive ?
Autogeny and mating and their relationship to biting in the saltmarsh deer fly, Chrysops atlanticus (Diptera: Tabanidae).
Autogeny in the deerfly, Chrysops fuliginosus (Diptera: Tabanidae).
Frequency of autogeny in wild-caught Egyptian Phlebotomus papatasi (Scopoli) (Diptera: Psychodidae).
A new record of Culex pipiens molestus in Shanghai and studies of autogeny and resistance to four insecticides.
However, autogeny (the ability to lay eggs without blood meal) has been reported in other species of sandflies but not in P.