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December, 2017
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The view upheld in this article is that the embryo is a unique living being that starts life in this dimension as a zygote and goes through a process of morphological differentiation that involves various forms.

Abstract: 

The view upheld in this article is that the embryo is a unique living being that starts life in this dimension as a zygote and goes through a process of morphological differentiation that involves various forms. This process of somatogenesis (formation of a body) appears to follow the principle kingdoms of nature showing reminiscence of the mineral, plant, animal, and human phases, a process it shares with all human embryos. The characteristic “way of being“ of the organism during each phase is also presented. An historical background to other early theories involving somatogenesis and evolution is outlined.

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