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preformation   (TTS Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 ˏprifɒr`mєʃәn 〕


〔 ˏpri:fɒ:ˋmєiʃәn 〕

Overview of noun preformation

The noun preformation has 1 sense

  • preformation, theory of preformation -- (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)