Meaning of orogenesis in English:

orogenesis

Pronunciation /ˌɔːrəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/

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’