from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The principle that living organisms develop only from other living organisms and not from nonliving matter.
- n. Generation of living organisms from other living organisms.
- n. See biosynthesis.
- n. The supposed recurrence of the evolutionary stages of a species during the embryonic development and differentiation of a member of that species. Also called recapitulation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The principle that living organisms are produced only from other living organisms
- n. biosynthesis
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A doctrine that the genesis or production of living organisms can take place only through the agency of living germs or parents; -- called also biogeny; -- opposed to
- n. Life development generally.
- n. the production of a chemical compound by a living organism.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The genesis or production of living beings from living beings; generation in an ordinary sense: the converse of spontaneous generation, or abiogenesis.
- n. The doctrine which holds that the genesis of living beings from living beings is the only one of which we have any knowledge, and which investigates or speculates upon the facts in the case upon such premises: the opposite of abiogenesis.
- n. Same as biogeny, 1.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the production of living organisms from other living organisms
- n. production of a chemical compound by a living organism
"After these sessions a sedentary person shows an increase in mitochondrial proteins because the exercise increases mitochondrial biogenesis, that is to say, more mitochondria are produced".
On the other hand, the appreciation that many miRNAs show highly selective patterns of expression underscores the importance of elucidating the mechanisms that regulate miRNA biogenesis, which is currently poorly understood.
Specifically, maternal diet-induced obesity in mice led to an increase in mitochondrial potential, mitochondrial DNA content and biogenesis.
Zellweger syndrome and other peroxisomal biogenesis disorders
ABCA3 is critical for lamellar body biogenesis in vivo.
The company claims that spending up to 20 minutes in the pod three times a week can boost athletic performance by improving circulation, boosting oxygen-rich red-blood cells, removing lactic acid and possibly even stimulating mitochondrial biogenesis and stem-cell production.
BTW, poster might what to note that the actual origination of life – biogenesis, which would require a “chemical evolution” – is adamantly, strenuously avoided by almost all evolutionists.
When a specialist in one field makes a claim about another field – example: biogenesis would require “chemical evolution”, a specialist in the second field may remark that this alleged process is unknown in the second field.
Since joining the FPL in 1991, he has also developed expertise in paper recycling, wood biogenesis, wood molecular structure, and fungal biology.
We need to use robotic drilling and definitive testing on Mars to penetrate what is probably the only potential biogenesis and evolutionary environment on Mars that has been stable for 3.8 billion years, namely, the cryosphere-hydrosphere interface below the surface.