morphogenesis mor·pho·gen·e·sis (môr'fō-jěn'ĭ-sĭs)
Differentiation of cells and tissues in the early embryo which results in establishing the form and structure of the various organs and parts of the body.
|morphogenesis (môr'fō-jěn'ĭ-sĭs) Pronunciation Key
Formation of the structure of an organism or part involving differentiation and growth of tissues and organs during development.
the shaping of an organism by embryological processes of differentiation of cells, tissues, and organs and the development of organ systems according to the genetic "blueprint" of the potential organism and environmental conditions
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