orogenesis

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noun oro·gen·e·sis \ˌȯr-ə-ˈje-nə-səs\

Definition of orogenesis

  1. :  orogeny

orogenetic

play \ˌȯr-ə-jə-ˈne-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of orogenesis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1886


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