orogenesis etymology

English word orogenesis comes from English -genesis (Origin. Production.), English oro-

Detailed word origin of orogenesis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-genesis English (eng) Origin. Production.
oro- English (eng) mountains. mouth.
orogenesis English (eng) (geology) The process of mountain formation by deformation of the Earth's crust. See also orogeny.

Words with the same origin as orogenesis

Descendants of -genesis
aerogenesis amyloidogenesis androgenesis baryogenesis cacogenesis carcinomagenesis cementogenesis digenetic dysgenesis embryogenesis enteropathogenesis hadrogenesis hematogenesis hepatogenesis mitogenesis monogenesis nephrogenesis neurogenesis noegenesis organogenesis orthogenesis osteogenesis parthenogenesis retinogenesis virogenesis
Descendants of oro-
oroantral orobranchial orodispersible orodynia orofacial orofaecal orofecal orogastric orogenital orography oroheliograph orolabial orolingual orology oromandibular orometer oromucosal oronasal oronymy oropharynx orophyte orosensory orotracheal