pal|in|gen|e|sis

pal|in|gen|e|sis
pal|in|gen|e|sis «PAL ihn JEHN uh sihs», noun.
1. rebirth, regeneration, or reincarnation.
2. the reproduction of ancestral features without change.
[< Greek pálin again + génesis birth, genesis]
Usage See cenogenesis for usage note. (Cf.cenogenesis)

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  • -dac·tyl·ism; — ab·i·e·tate; ab·i·e·tene; abio·gen·e·sis; abi·og·e·nist; abra·si·om·e·ter; ab·sorp·ti·om·e·ter; aca·cat·e·chin; ac·ac·e·tin; acad·e·mist; acad·e·my; ac·cel·er·om·e·ter; ac·e·tab·u·lar; ac·e·tab·u·lar·ia; ac·e·tab·u·late; ac·e·tab·u·lif·era;… …   English syllables

  • e — ab·i·e·tate; ab·i·e·tene; abio·gen·e·sis; abi·og·e·nist; abra·si·om·e·ter; ab·sorp·ti·om·e·ter; aca·cat·e·chin; ac·ac·e·tin; acad·e·mist; acad·e·my; ac·cel·er·om·e·ter; ac·e·tab·u·lar; ac·e·tab·u·lar·ia; ac·e·tab·u·late; ac·e·tab·u·lif·era;… …   English syllables

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