organogeneses

organogenesis

[awr-guh-noh-jen-uh-sis, awr-gan-oh‐]
noun
Biology. the origin and development of an organ.
Also, organogeny [awr-guh-noj-uh-nee] .


Origin:
1855–60; organo- + -genesis

organogenetic [awr-guh-noh-juh-net-ik, awr-gan-oh‐] , adjective
organogenetically, adverb
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organogenesis (ˌɔːɡənəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
 
n
1.  the formation and development of organs in an animal or plant
2.  Also called: organogeny the study of this process
 
organogenetic
 
adj
 
organoge'netically
 
adv

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organogenesis or·gan·o·gen·e·sis (ôr'gə-nō-jěn'ĭ-sĭs, ôr-gān'ə-)
n.
The formation and development of the organs of living things. Also called organogeny.


or'gan·o·ge·net'ic (-jə-nět'ĭk) adj.
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