Meaning of autogony in English:

autogony

Pronunciation /ɔːˈtɒɡəni/

noun

historical Biology
  • The coming into being of living organisms from non-living matter; spontaneous generation.

Origin

Late 19th century. From Byzantine Greek αὐτόγονος self-produced (from ancient Greek αὐτο- + -γονος from an ablaut variant (o-grade) of the Indo-European base of ancient Greek γίγνεσθαι to be born) + -y, after German Autogonie.