Definition of organogenesis in English:


Line breaks: or¦gano|gen¦esis
Pronunciation: /ˌɔːg(ə)nə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs
, ɔːˌgan(ə)-/


[mass noun] 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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