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  • n. One who believes in the theory of spontaneous generation, or heterogenesis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who believes in the theory of spontaneous generation, or heterogenesis.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who believes in the theory of spontaneous generation.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Marginally relevant: When I was looking for a self-identification to replace “conservative” with, I settled on “heterogenist.”

    Pluralisms

  • But meanwhile I would remind him that I am working on the exact lines laid down by our most conspicuous heterogenist.

    Fragments of science, V. 1-2

  • Our fifty-four vacuous and pellucid flasks also declare against the heterogenist.

    Fragments of science, V. 1-2

  • The conditions laid down by the heterogenist were accurately copied, but there was no corroboration of his results.

    Fragments of science, V. 1-2

  • But this is exactly what the heterogenist has done, thus repeating as regards the death-point of bacteria the error into which he fell concerning the germs of the air.

    Fragments of science, V. 1-2

  • With far less preliminary experience to guide and warn him, the English heterogenist was far bolder than Pouchet in his experiments, and far more adventurous in his conclusions.

    Fragments of science, V. 1-2

  • It is obviously the stronghold of the English heterogenist.

    Fragments of science, V. 1-2

  • My assertions, however, relate not to 'possibilities,' but to proofs, and the experiments just described do most 'distinctly prove the evidence on which the heterogenist relies to be written on waste paper.

    Fragments of science, V. 1-2

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