What does abiogenesis mean?
The definition of abiogenesis
Ab`i*o*gen”e*sis, n.
Etym: [Gr. (Biol.)

The supposed origination of living organisms from lifeless matter; such genesis as does not involve the action of living parents; spontaneous generation; — called also abiogeny, and opposed to biogenesis. I shall call the . . . doctrine that living matter may be produced by not living matter, the hypothesis of abiogenesis. Huxley, 1870.