What is another word for monogenesis?

36 synonyms found


[ mˌɒnə͡ʊd͡ʒˈɛnɪsˌɪs], [ mˌɒnə‍ʊd‍ʒˈɛnɪsˌɪs], [ m_ˌɒ_n_əʊ_dʒ_ˈɛ_n_ɪ_s_ˌɪ_s]

How to use "Monogenesis" in context?

Monogenesis is the creation of a new species from a single ancestral species. It is a process that can occur either through the splitting of a population into two or more genetic lines or the fusion of two genetically distinct populations.

Monogenesis is one of the more complicated forms of speciation, which is the process by which one species splits into two or more distinct species. Monogenesis can be distinguished from other forms of speciation by the fact that the new species is formed from a single ancestral population.

There are several different processes that can lead to the creation of a new species.

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