telegenesis

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tele- +‎ genesis

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telegenesis (plural not attested)

  1. Reproduction at a distance, especially through artificial insemination
    • 1962 January 26, Harold F. Dorn, “World Population Growth”, Science, volume 135, number 3500, page 283: 
      At the same time he has learned how to separate sexual gratification from reproduction by means of contraception and telegenesis (that is, reproduction by artificial insemination, particularly with spermatozoa preserved for relatively long periods of time), so that he can regulate population increase by voluntary control of fertility.

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