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organogenesis

[awr-guh-noh-jen-uh-sis, awr-gan-oh‐] /ˌɔr gə noʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ɔrˌgæn oʊ‐/
noun
1.
Biology. the origin and development of an organ.
Also, organogeny
[awr-guh-noj-uh-nee] /ˌɔr gəˈnɒdʒ ə ni/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of organogenesis
1855-1860
1855-60; organo- + -genesis
Related forms
organogenetic
[awr-guh-noh-juh-net-ik, awr-gan-oh‐] /ˌɔr gə noʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk, ɔrˌgæn oʊ‐/ (Show IPA),
adjective
organogenetically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for organogenesis

organogenesis

/ˌɔːɡənəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/
noun
1.
the formation and development of organs in an animal or plant
2.
Also called organogeny (ˌɔːɡənˈɒdʒənɪ). the study of this process
Derived Forms
organogenetic (ˌɔːɡənəʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪk) adjective
organogenetically, adverb
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organogenesis in Medicine

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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