biogenesis

Definitions of biogenesis
1

n the production of living organisms from other living organisms

Synonyms:
biogeny
Type of:
generation, multiplication, propagation
the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production

n production of a chemical compound by a living organism

Synonyms:
biosynthesis
Type of:
synthesis
the process of producing a chemical compound (usually by the union of simpler chemical compounds)

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