Origin and Etymology of morphogenesis
First Known Use: circa 1890
Medical Definition of morphogenesis
: the development of normal form or structure especially as controlled by the growth, differentiation, and movement of cells and tissues <Deficiencies in neural plate development at early stages would lead not only to abnormal brain morphogenesis but also to deficient eye formation …—Science, 20 Nov. 1981>
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