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  • adj. of, or relating to histogenesis

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Tissue-producing; connected with the formation and development of the organic tissues.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to histogeny or histogenesis; relating to the formation of tissue: as, a histogenetic process or result; a histogenetic cell.


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  • His generalisation that two of the germ-layers give rise exclusively or almost exclusively to one kind of tissue excited great interest at the time, and gave the direction to histogenetic research for quite a number of years, though in the end it turned out to be insufficiently founded.

    Form and Function A Contribution to the History of Animal Morphology


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