Definition of organogenesis in English:


Syllabification: or·ga·no·gen·e·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌôrgənōˈjenisis


(also organogeny /ˌôrgəˈnäjənē/) Biology
  • The production and development of the organs of an animal or plant.
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    • In citrus, epicotyl and internodal stem segments have been widely used to regenerate plants via organogenesis.
    • During the next 9 days before birth, organogenesis continues, as in the chick, and the embryo grows in size.
    • In higher plants, organogenesis is not limited to embryonic development but continues throughout the life of the plant.

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