Definition of orogenesis in English:

orogenesis

noun

mass nounGeology
  • A process in which a section of the earth's crust is folded and deformed by lateral compression to form a mountain range.

    ‘tectonic processes during collisional orogenesis’
    ‘Grampian orogenesis was relatively short-lived’

Pronunciation

orogenesis

/ˌɔːrəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/