Definition of neurogenesis in English:

neurogenesis

Syllabification: neu·ro·gen·e·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌn(y)o͝orəˈjenəsis
 
/

noun

Physiology
The growth and development of nervous tissue.
More example sentences
  • One may be by the generation of proteins that facilitate synaptogenesis, neurogenesis, and stem cell differentiation into new tissues.
  • Matus begins by noting that during brain development, neurogenesis proceeds in a number of distinct stages.
  • While most researchers agree that new neurons are generated in the adult hippocampus and olfactory bulb, the existence of adult neurogenesis in other brain regions remains controversial.

More definitions of neurogenesis

Definition of neurogenesis in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day conspicuous
Pronunciation: kənˈspikyo͞oəs
adjective
standing out so as to be clearly visible