Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The production of or the giving rise to structures from without: opposed to endogenesis.

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  • noun The development of an organism in an artificial environment outside the body in which it naturally grows.

Etymologies

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ecto- + -genesis

Examples

  • An artificial placenta, the key to the "ectogenesis" performed in the Central London Hatchery, has proven surprisingly difficult to develop, even in an era of prenatal diagnosis, fetal surgery and intensive care nurseries, and incidentally would require grossly unethical experiments.

    Jonathan D. Moreno: Brave New World Turns 80

  • An artificial placenta, the key to the "ectogenesis" performed in the Central London Hatchery, has proven surprisingly difficult to develop, even in an era of prenatal diagnosis, fetal surgery and intensive care nurseries, and incidentally would require grossly unethical experiments.

    Jonathan D. Moreno: Brave New World Turns 80

  • An artificial placenta, the key to the "ectogenesis" performed in the Central London Hatchery, has proven surprisingly difficult to develop, even in an era of prenatal diagnosis, fetal surgery and intensive care nurseries, and incidentally would require grossly unethical experiments.

    Jonathan D. Moreno: Brave New World Turns 80

  • An artificial placenta, the key to the "ectogenesis" performed in the Central London Hatchery, has proven surprisingly difficult to develop, even in an era of prenatal diagnosis, fetal surgery and intensive care nurseries, and incidentally would require grossly unethical experiments.

    Jonathan D. Moreno: Brave New World Turns 80

  • In 1924, when Haldane published his remarkable essay Daedalus, it was the first book to talk about the scientific feasibility of test-tube babies, which he called “ectogenesis.”

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  • An artificial placenta, the key to the "ectogenesis" performed in the Central London Hatchery, has proven surprisingly difficult to develop, even in an era of prenatal diagnosis, fetal surgery and intensive care nurseries, and incidentally would require grossly unethical experiments.

    Jonathan D. Moreno: Brave New World Turns 80

  • An artificial placenta, the key to the "ectogenesis" performed in the Central London Hatchery, has proven surprisingly difficult to develop, even in an era of prenatal diagnosis, fetal surgery and intensive care nurseries, and incidentally would require grossly unethical experiments.

    Jonathan D. Moreno: Brave New World Turns 80

  • An artificial placenta, the key to the "ectogenesis" performed in the Central London Hatchery, has proven surprisingly difficult to develop, even in an era of prenatal diagnosis, fetal surgery and intensive care nurseries, and incidentally would require grossly unethical experiments.

    Jonathan D. Moreno: Brave New World Turns 80

  • An artificial placenta, the key to the "ectogenesis" performed in the Central London Hatchery, has proven surprisingly difficult to develop, even in an era of prenatal diagnosis, fetal surgery and intensive care nurseries, and incidentally would require grossly unethical experiments.

    Jonathan D. Moreno: Brave New World Turns 80

  • An artificial placenta, the key to the "ectogenesis" performed in the Central London Hatchery, has proven surprisingly difficult to develop, even in an era of prenatal diagnosis, fetal surgery and intensive care nurseries, and incidentally would require grossly unethical experiments.

    Jonathan D. Moreno: Brave New World Turns 80

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