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organogenesis Syllabification: or·ga·no·gen·e·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌôrɡənōˈjenəsəs/

Definition of organogenesis in English:


(also organogenyˌôrɡəˈnäjənē) Biology
The production and development of the organs of an animal or plant.
Example sentences
  • 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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