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  • ectogenetic — adjective see ectogenesis * * * ectogenetˈic adjective Produced by or characteristic of ectogenesis • • • Main Entry: ↑ecto …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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 — [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 — 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

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