noun[mass noun] Physiology
The growth and development of nervous tissue.
- 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.
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