Definitions and Synonyms of cenogenesis | Another word for cenogenesis | What is cenogenesis?
Definition 1: introduction during embryonic development of characters or structure not present in the earlier evolutionary history of the strain or species (such as the addition of the placenta in mammalian evolution) - [noun denoting process]
Synonyms for cenogenesis in the sense of this definition
(cenogenesis is a kind of ...) (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
"he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"