Pronunciation: (pan-spûr'mē-u), [key]
the theory that life exists and is distributed throughout the universe in the form of germs or spores that develop in the right environment. Also,pan•sper•ma•tismPronunciation: (pan-spûr'mu-tiz"um), [key] pan•sper•my Pronunciation: (pan'spûr"mē). [key]
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