Definition of histogenesis in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌhistəˈjenəsəs/


The differentiation of cells into specialized tissues and organs during growth.
Example sentences
  • The histogenesis of small cell carcinoma of ovary is unknown.
  • The histogenesis of granular cell tumors has been debated since their recognition.
  • This process can be broken into three phases: initiation, organogenesis, and histogenesis.



Pronunciation: /ˌhistəjəˈnetik/
Example sentences
  • Our findings confirm the great potential for intestinal epithelial cells to differentiate along different histogenetic lines during tumor progression.
  • Mammary gland carcinoma induced in the rat with DMBA has a histogenetic pathogenesis comparable to that of human breast cancer.
  • However, there are several pitfalls to this histogenetic theory.

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Syllabification: his·to·gen·e·sis

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