05992949-n 'a theory (popular in the 18th century and now discredited) that an individual develops by simple enlargement of a tiny fully formed organism (a homunculus) that exists in the germ cell';
 
English preformation ( ) , theory of preformation
Japanese 前成説
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English
a theory (popular in the 18th century and now discredited) that an individual develops by simple enlargement of a tiny fully formed organism (a homunculus) that exists in the germ cell
Japanese
生殖細胞の中に存在する小さく完全に形成された生物(こびと)の単純な拡大によって個人が発育するという(18世紀に一般的であったが、現在信じられていない)理論
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Hypernym: theory
Semantic Field: cognitionn
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