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Syllabification: cy·to·gen·e·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌsīdəˈjenəsəs
(also cytogeny /sīˈtäjənē/)

Definition of cytogenesis in English:


The formation and development of cells.
Example sentences
  • Psychosocial stress in tree shrews decreased adult cytogenesis and reduced hippocampal volume.
  • Our data show a correlation between recovery from anhedonia, as measured by cessation of behavioral deficits in the CMS model, and an increase in cytogenesis in the dentate gyrus of the ventral hippocampal formation.

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