organogenesis

noun
or·​gan·​o·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ˌȯr-gə-nō-ˈje-nə-səs How to pronounce organogenesis (audio) , 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 How to pronounce organogenesis (audio) , ȯr-​ˌga-​nə-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of organogenesis

circa 1860, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for organogenesis

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“Organogenesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/organogenesis. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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organogenesis

noun
or·​gan·​o·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ˌȯr-gə-nō-ˈjen-ə-səs How to pronounce organogenesis (audio) , ȯr-ˌgan-ə- How to pronounce organogenesis (audio) \
plural organogeneses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce organogenesis (audio) \

Medical Definition of organogenesis

: the origin and development of bodily organs

Other Words from organogenesis

organogenetic \ -​jə-​ˈnet-​ik How to pronounce organogenesis (audio) \ adjective

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