phytogenesis

[ fahy-tuh-jen-uh-sis ]
/ ˌfaɪ təˈdʒɛn ə sɪs /

noun

the origin and development of plants.
Also phy·tog·e·ny [fahy-toj-uh-nee] /faɪˈtɒdʒ ə ni/.

Origin of phytogenesis

First recorded in 1850–55; phyto- + genesis
Related formsphy·to·ge·net·ic [fahy-toh-juh-net-ik] /ˌfaɪ toʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/, phy·to·ge·net·i·cal, adjectivephy·to·ge·net·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for phytogenesis

phytogenesis

phytogeny (faɪˈtɒdʒənɪ)

/ (ˌfaɪtəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) /

noun

the branch of botany concerned with the origin and evolution of plants
Derived Formsphytogenetic (ˌfaɪtəʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪk), adjectivephytogenetically, adverb
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