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epigenesis

epigenesis The hypothesis that an organism develops by the new appearance of structures and functions. An alternative hypothesis (termed ‘preformation’) is that the development of an organism occurs by the unfolding and growth of characters already present in the egg at the beginning of development.

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"epigenesis." A Dictionary of Earth Sciences. . Encyclopedia.com. 22 Nov. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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epigenesis

epigenesis The hypothesis that an organism develops by the new appearance of structures and functions. An alternative hypothesis (termed ‘preformation’) is that development of an organism occurs by the unfolding and growth of characters already present in the egg at the beginning of development.

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"epigenesis." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. 22 Nov. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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epigenesis

epigenesis The hypothesis that an organism develops by the new appearance of structures and functions. An alternative hypothesis (termed ‘preformation’) is that development of an organism occurs by the unfolding and growth of characters already present in the egg at the beginning of development.

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"epigenesis." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Encyclopedia.com. 22 Nov. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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"epigenesis." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Retrieved November 22, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/epigenesis-1