autopoiesis

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek αὐτόποιος (autópoios, self-produced), coined c. 1972 by Chilean biologists Humberto Maturana and Francisco Varela

Noun[edit]

autopoiesis (uncountable)

  1. Self creation; self organization.

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