from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Origination of animal structures by means or in consequence of the movements of animals, or the doctrine of such origination.
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- noun (Biol.) The doctrine or hypothesis that animal structures have been produced, directly or indirectly, by animal movements.
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- noun biology The
doctrineor hypothesisthat animalstructures have been produced, directly or indirectly, by animal movements.
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A case analogous to kinetogenesis in animals is his statement based on mathematical calculations by
Important contributions to dynamic evolution or kinetogenesis are the essays of Cope, Ryder, Dall, Osborn, Jackson, Scott, and Wortmann.
The discussion in Cope's work of kinetogenesis, or of the effects of use and disuse, affords an extensive series of facts in support of these factors of Lamarck's.