electrogenesis

[ ih-lek-truh-jen-uh-sis ]
/ ɪˌlɛk trəˈdʒɛn ə sɪs /

noun Physiology.

the generation of electricity in living organisms or tissue.

Origin of electrogenesis

First recorded in 1885–90; electro- + -genesis
Related formse·lec·tro·gen·ic, adjective
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