Definition of metagenetic in English:

metagenetic

adjective

Biology
  • See metagenesis

    • ‘The embryo produced directly from the egg in a metagenetic series, especially the larva of a tapeworm or other parasitic worm.’
    • ‘The life cycle of Chrysaora lactea is metagenetic and was completed with laboratory rearing observations.’
    • ‘It is, at least, geared towards an understanding of mutual metagenetic affectations in an experiment of non-exclusion.’
    • ‘Abstract Experimental data reveal that most, if not all, major events in the metagenetic life-cycle of Cassiopea spp. at these checkpoints depend on the interaction with specific biotic and physical cues.’
    • ‘However, if innate ability were not only sufficient but necessary, it is obvious from a metagenetic analysis of human history that we would have died out long ago.’

Pronunciation

metagenetic

/ˌmɛtədʒəˈnɛtɪk/