orogenesis


oro·gen·e·sis

noun \ˌr-ə-ˈje-nə-səs\

Definition of OROGENESIS

:  orogeny
oro·ge·net·ic \-jə-ˈne-tik\ adjective

Origin of OROGENESIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1886

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