[ an-uh-jen-uh-sis ]

  1. Biology. the progressive evolution of a species.: Compare catagenesis.

  2. Physiology. the regeneration of tissue.

Origin of anagenesis

From New Latin, dating back to 1875–80; see origin at ana-, genesis

Other words from anagenesis

  • an·a·ge·net·ic [an-uh-juh-net-ik], /ˌæn ə dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/, an·a·ge·net·i·cal, adjective

Words Nearby anagenesis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023