morphogenetic

adjective
mor·​pho·​ge·​net·​ic | \ ˌmȯr-fə-jə-ˈne-tik How to pronounce morphogenetic (audio) \

Definition of morphogenetic

: relating to or concerned with the development of normal organic form morphogenetic movements of early embryonic cells

Other Words from morphogenetic

morphogenetically \ ˌmȯr-​fə-​jə-​ˈne-​ti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce morphogenetic (audio) \ adverb

Examples of morphogenetic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Similarly, the local metabolic and signaling goals of the cells integrate toward a morphogenetic outcome of building and repairing complex organs. Rafael Yuste, Scientific American, 11 Dec. 2021

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First Known Use of morphogenetic

1884, in the meaning defined above

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“Morphogenetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/morphogenetic. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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morphogenetic

adjective
mor·​pho·​ge·​net·​ic | \ -jə-ˈnet-ik How to pronounce morphogenetic (audio) \

Medical Definition of morphogenetic

: relating to or concerned with the development of normal form or structure especially as controlled by the growth, differentiation, and movement of cells and tissues morphogenetic movements of early embryonic cells

Other Words from morphogenetic

morphogenetically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce morphogenetic (audio) \ adverb
a morphogenetically active matrix

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