from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The formation and development of bodily tissues.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the formation and development of the tissues of an organism from embryonic cells
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The formation and development of organic tissues; histogeny; -- the opposite of histolysis.
- n. Germ history of cells, and of the tissues composed of cells.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as histogeny.
histo- + -genesis (Wiktionary)