mor·​pho·​gen·​ic ˌmȯr-fə-ˈje-nik How to pronounce morphogenic (audio)

Examples of morphogenic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The researchers focused in on bone morphogenic protein 4 (Bmp4), which other studies had shown to be active in early embryonic development in a variety of species. Carrie Arnold, Discover Magazine, 6 June 2013

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of morphogenic was circa 1890

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“Morphogenic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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mor·​pho·​gen·​ic -ˈjen-ik How to pronounce morphogenic (audio)
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