From embryo- + -geny, probably after French embryogénie.
embryogeny (plural embryogenies)
- (biology) Embryogenesis. [from 19th c.]
1990, Camille Paglia, Sexual Personae:
- In “A Carcass,” embryogeny is reversed. Death, forcing the beloved to imitate the animal's deconstruction, will make her surrender gender, identity, and coherence.