organogenesis

noun
or·​gan·​o·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ˌȯr-gə-nō-ˈje-nə-səs, ȯr-ˌga-nə-\

Definition of organogenesis

: the origin and development of bodily organs — compare morphogenesis

Other Words from organogenesis

organogenetic \ ˌȯr-​gə-​nō-​jə-​ˈne-​tik , ȯr-​ˌga-​nə-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of organogenesis

circa 1860, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for organogenesis

New Latin

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organogenesis

noun
or·​gan·​o·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ˌȯr-gə-nō-ˈjen-ə-səs, ȯr-ˌgan-ə- \
plural organogeneses\ -​ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of organogenesis

: the origin and development of bodily organs

Other Words from organogenesis

organogenetic \ -​jə-​ˈnet-​ik \ adjective

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