life origins meaning

  "life origins" in a sentence
[Medicine]
The origin of life. It includes studies of the potential basis for life in organic compounds but excludes studies of the development of altered forms of life through mutation and natural selection,which is EVOLUTION.

Examples

  1. "Knockout Games " ( Carolrhoda Lab, 2014 ) is based on the real-life origins of the infamous knockout games in St . Louis of recent years.
  2. Whatever gang-life origins the hobby once had have long since disappeared, said Lopez, leaving only a mildly menacing patina, including the occasional flaming skull or smoking gun motif on the elaborate murals that adorn many of the cars.
  3. The candidate, as depicted in " In Search of Dr . Jekyll and Mr . Hyde : The True-Life Origins and Cultural Impact of the Classic Horror Story " ( Renaissance, 2000 ), was an Edinburgh City Council member by day and a criminal by night.
  4. In 1890 he saw the enormous success of Pietro Mascagni's " Cavalleria rusticana " and wasted no time in producing his own verismo work, " Pagliacci " . ( According to Leoncavallo, the plot of this work had a real-life origin : he claimed it derived from a murder trial, in Montalto Uffugo, over which his father had presided .)

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