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See also: Abiogenese



Probably borrowed from English abiogenesis.


  • IPA(key): /aː.bi.oː.ɣeːˈneː.zə/, /aː.bi.oː.ɣəˈneː.zə/
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  • Hyphenation: abi‧o‧ge‧ne‧se
  • Rhymes: -eːzə


abiogenese f (uncountable)

  1. abiogenesis

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The Champagne vent at the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument, a type of hydrothermal vent called a “white smoker”. Some scientists believe that abiogenesis occurred at such deep sea vents.


a- +‎ bio- +‎ genese, first part from Ancient Greek ἀ- (a-, not, without), from Proto-Hellenic *ə- (un-, not), from Proto-Indo-European *n̥- (not, un-). Middle part from Ancient Greek βίος (bíos, life), either from *gʷih₃wós (alive, living), from *gʷeyh₃- (to live) + *-wós or from βίοτος (bíotos, life), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wo-teh₂ or *gʷih₃-etos (life), also from *gʷeyh₃- (to live). Last part from genesis (creation, origin), from Ancient Greek γένεσις (génesis, creation, origin, source), from Proto-Hellenic *génetis (origin, source), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵénh₁tis (birth, production), from *ǵenh₁- (to produce, to beget, to give birth) + *-tis.


  • IPA(key): /abiːʊɡɛˈneːsə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːsə
  • Hyphenation: a‧bi‧o‧ge‧ne‧se


abiogenese m (definite singular abiogenesen, indefinite plural abiogeneser, definite plural abiogenesene)

  1. (evolutionary theory) abiogenesis (the origination of living organisms from lifeless matter; such genesis as does not involve the action of living parents)
    • 1899, Naturen, page 57:
      hvorledes en naturforsker i vor tid kan tro paa abiogenesen forstaar jeg ikke
      I do not understand how a natural scientist in our time can believe in abiogenesis