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  • n. A theory which explains inheritance by the transmission of the type of growth force possessed by one generation to another.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A theory which explains inheritance by the transmission of the type of growth force possessed by one generation to another.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Wave-genertation; a dynamic theory of generation which assumes that reproducation is effected by a kind of wave-motion or rhymical pulsation of plastidules. See the quotations.

Etymologies

peri- +‎ genesis? (Wiktionary)

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