One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Origination or development with no external cause; self-generation, self-perpetuation.
2Biology. The capacity of a bloodsucking insect to develop and lay eggs without previously needing to feed on blood.
Early 19th century. From auto- + -geny. Compare French autogénie.
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