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Published: 1st September 2021

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Xenogenation. Available: Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].


noun  Astroeschatology

the instance of a comet or meteorite impacting a planet especially as a theory for the origins of life, a fundamental component of panspermia.


Xenogenational | ˈ zɛnəʊdʒɛneɪʃ(ə)n(ə)l | adjective
Xenogenative | ˈ zɛnəʊdʒɛnətɪv | adjective
Xenogenatively | ˈ zɛnəʊdʒɛnətɪvlɪ | adverb
Xenogenativity | ˈ zɛnəʊdʒɛnətɪvɪti | noun


Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix xeno- is used to denote that which is “foreign” and when attached to the suffix -genation which denotes “origin”, altogether comes to mean something “of foreign origin.”

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