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Which of the following describes organogenesis?

Option: 1

Formation of organs from tissues during embryonic development


Option: 2

Formation of tissues from organs during embryonic development

Option: 3

Formation of organs from tissues during postnatal development


Option: 4

Formation of tissues from organs during postnatal development

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Organogenesis is the process by which organs form during embryonic development from the three basic germ layers. The ectoderm, mesoderm, and endoderm are the three basic germ layers that give rise to various tissues and organs. The nervous system, the skin, and other tissues are derived from the ectoderm. Muscle, bone, and connective tissues are among the many tissues that the mesoderm gives rise to. The digestive and respiratory systems are among those that are derived from the endoderm. Organs, which are essential for healthy bodily function, are formed as a result of the organisation and differentiation of tissues during the embryonic development.

Option 1 is the correct answer. 

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