Definition of epeirogenesis in English:

epeirogenesis

noun

Geology

See epeirogeny

‘Orogenesis is contrasted with the term ‘epeirogenesis’, which is applied to the vertical movements involved in the formation of plateaux and basins in stable plate interiors.’

Pronunciation

epeirogenesis

/ɪˌpʌɪrəˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/