cytogeny


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cy·tog·e·ny

 (sī-tŏj′ə-nē)
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Noun1.cytogeny - the origin and development and variation of cells
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"