Definition of metallogenesis in US English:

metallogenesis

noun

Geology
  • = metallogeny.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Economic Geology. From metallo- + -genesis, after metallogenetic. Compare earlier metallogeny.

Pronunciation

metallogenesis

/ˌmɛtələ(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/