Definition of cytogenesis in US English:

cytogenesis

(also cytogeny)

noun

  • The formation and development of cells.

    • ‘Psychosocial stress in tree shrews decreased adult cytogenesis and reduced hippocampal volume.’
    • ‘Our data show a correlation between recovery from anhedonia, as measured by cessation of behavioral deficits in the CMS model, and an increase in cytogenesis in the dentate gyrus of the ventral hippocampal formation.’

Pronunciation

cytogenesis

/ˌsīdəˈjenəsəs/