Biogenesis is the production of living organisms only from other living organisms. Compare spontaneous generation.
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Mononucleotide is the basic building block of nucleic acids (DNA and RNA); consists of a purine or purimidine base, ribose or deoxyribose, and
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Nitrogenous relating to or containing nitrogen.
Sporangiophore is a specialized mycelia branch bearing a sporangium.
- Ascitic fluid
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