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Autogenesis may refer to:
- Abiogenesis, the origination of life from non-living things, as believed by Aristotle and in modern evolutionary theory.
- Orthogenesis, a discredited evolutionary idea that hypothesised a directed 'teleological' form of evolution.
- "Christ the Autogenes" in gnostic texts such as the Secret Book of John.
- Autogeny, the reproductive strategy in insects in which the bodily food reserves of an adult female will support reproduction without feeding, particularly without a blood meal before oviposition.
- The highest stage in the development of complex adaptive systems in Viable System Theory.
- Autogenesis, a proposed kind of thermodynamic synergy that the first living creature may have possessed.
Autogenous may refer to:
- Autogenous tissue in autotransplantation (tissue transplanted from elsewhere in an individual's own body).
- Autogenous welds, which use no filler metal.
- Autogenous grinding mills, in which ore grinds itself through tumbling impacts.
- Autogenous models for the origins of cellular features, such as membrane-bound organelles or flagella.
- Autogenous pyrometallurgy, in which the feedstock contains enough combustible material to fuel its own heating.
- Autogenous training, a psychological technique for guiding one's own thoughts, feelings, or behaviors.
Autogenic may refer to:
- Autogenic training, a desensitization-relaxation technique to alleviate stress.
- Autogenic succession, ecological change driven by the organisms present in an environment.
- The autogenic inhibition reflex, by which a muscle under high tension relaxes itself to avoid injury.
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