Definition of cytogenesis in US English:

cytogenesis

(also cytogeny)

noun

  • The formation and development of cells.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Psychosocial stress in tree shrews decreased adult cytogenesis and reduced hippocampal volume.’

Pronunciation

cytogenesis

/ˌsīdəˈjenəsəs/