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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.
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