another word for abiogenesis (sense 1)
autogenesis au·to·gen·e·sis (ô’tō-jěn’ĭ-sĭs)
The supposed development of living organisms from nonliving matter.
The process by which a vaccine is made from bacteria obtained from the patient’s own body.
au’to·ge·net’ic (-jə-nět’ĭk) adj.
- Autogenic training
a relaxation technique utilizing self-suggestion, breathing exercises, and meditation. noun a technique for reducing stress through mental exercises to produce physical relaxation Also called autogenics
self-produced; self-generated. Physiology. pertaining to substances generated in the body. Metallurgy. self-fused, without the addition of solder or the application of an adhesive: an autogenous weld between two pieces of the same metal. Historical Examples This apparatus is supplied on a trolley for use in autogenous soldering or welding. Acetylene, The Principles Of Its Generation […]
- Autogenous vaccine
autogenous vaccine autogenous vaccine n. A vaccine made from a culture of bacteria taken from the person to be vaccinated. Historical Examples The final proof was the cure of the patient by an autogenous vaccine made of the offending microbe. The Treatment of Hay Fever George Frederick Laidlaw