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The formation, development, and variation of cells. Also called cytogeny.
(Microbiology) the origin and development of plant and animal cells
cy•to•gen•e•sis(ˌsaɪ təˈdʒɛn ə sɪs)
the origin and development of cells.
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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"