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The formation and development of body tissues.

his′to·ge·net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk), his′to·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.
his′to·ge·net′i·cal·ly, his′to·gen′i·cal·ly adv.
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(ˌhɪstəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) or


(Biology) the formation of tissues and organs from undifferentiated cells
histogenetic, ˌhistoˈgenic adj
ˌhistogeˈnetically, ˌhistoˈgenically adv
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(ˌhɪs təˈdʒɛn ə sɪs)

the origin and development of living tissues.
his`to•ge•net′ic (-dʒəˈnɛt ɪk) adj.
his`to•ge•net′i•cal•ly, adv.
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histogenesis, histogeny

the growth of organic tissues. — histogenic, histogenetic, adj.
See also: Biology, Growth
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In WHO 2016, germ cell neoplasia in situ (GCNIS) replaces both prior terms; it was regarded as an optimal hybrid, conveying the correct precursor nature of the lesion and remaining histogenetically accurate.
These findings indicate that histogenetically the origin cell of BCC is from the basal cell of epidermis, located at the interfollicular epidermis and infundibulum of the hair follicle distributed along the basal layer, supporting the theories that the origin of BCC arises from the basal cell layer of the interfollicular epidermis [8, 27], not the ORS and hair follicles [15, 28].
Dirks et al., "Gastric-type adeno-carcinoma of the duodenal second portion histogenetically associated with hyperplasia and gastric-foveolar metaplasia of Brunner's glands," Virchows Archiv, vol.