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  • Ectogenesis — (from the Greek ecto , outer, and genesis ) is the creation of mammalian life outside the uterus. Ectogenesis nominally refers to the complete artificial creation of life, as described in Aldous Huxley s 1932 novel Brave New World . However, the… …   Wikipedia

  • ectogenesis — [ek΄tō jen′ə sis, ek΄təjen′ə sis] n. pl. ectogeneses [ek΄tōjen′əsēz΄] the growth process of embryonic tissue placed in an artificial environment, as a test tube ectogenetic [ek΄tōjə net′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • ectogenesis — ektogenezė statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Teorija, teigianti, kad gamtos evoliucija vyksta tik dėl tiesioginio organizmų prisitaikymo prie aplinkos. atitikmenys: angl. ectogenesis vok. Ektogenese, f rus. эктогенез, m …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • ectogenesis — ectogenetic /ek toh jeuh net ik/, adj. /ek toh jen euh sis/, n. Biol. development outside the body, as of an embryo in an artificial environment. [1905 10; < NL; see ECTO , GENESIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • ectogénesis — Ontogénesis producida debido a la adaptación de cada especie a la acción de los factores externos …   Diccionario ecologico

  • ectogenesis — variation in response to outside conditions Causation and Formation …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • ectogenesis — [ˌɛktə(ʊ) dʒɛnɪsɪs] noun (chiefly in science fiction) the development of embryos in artificial conditions outside the womb. Derivatives ectogenetic adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • ectogenesis —   n. development outside body.    ♦ ectogenic, ectogenous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • ectogenesis — n. Biol. the production of structures outside the organism. Derivatives: ectogenetic adj. ectogenic adj. ectogenous adj. Etymology: mod.L (as ECTO , GENESIS) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Reproduction and pregnancy in science fiction — Reproduction and pregnancy are common themes in science fiction, as well as utopian and dystopian works. Reproductive themes include, among others, pregnancy, forms of reproduction (sexual reproduction, parthenogenesis, ectogenesis, alien human… …   Wikipedia

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