cytogenesis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cytogenesis the origin and development and variation of cells
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cytogenesis (Biol) Development of cells in animal and vegetable organisms. See Gemmation Budding Karyokinesis; also Cell development, under Cell.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cytogenesis Cell-formation; the genesis or development of cells in animal and vegetable organisms: originally used in vegetable physiology. Also cystogenesis, cytogeny.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cytogenesis cell-formation
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. ky`tos hollow vessel + E. genesis,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. kytos, a vessel, blastanein, to bud.

Usage

In literature:

In 1904, Professor Dubois of Lyons presented a report to the Society of Biology on his interesting experiments on mineral cytogenesis.
"The Mechanism of Life" by St├ęphane Leduc
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