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cytogenesis

[ sahy-tuh-jen-uh-sis ]
/ ˌsaɪ təˈdʒɛn ə sɪs /
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noun Cell Biology.
the origin and development of cells.
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Origin of cytogenesis

First recorded in 1855–60; cyto- + -genesis
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British Dictionary definitions for cytogenesis

cytogenesis

cytogeny (saɪˈtɒdʒənɪ)

/ (ˌsaɪtəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) /

noun
the origin and development of plant and animal cells
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Medical definitions for cytogenesis

cytogenesis
[ sī′tō-jĕnĭ-sĭs ]

n.
The formation, development, and variation of cells.cytogeny

Other words from cytogenesis

cy′to•genic adj.
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