<suffix>

1. A suffix used in scientific words in the sense of producing, generating: as, amphigen, amidogen, halogen.

2. A suffix meaning produced, precursor of, generated; as, exogen.

See: pro-.

Origin: From Gr. -gen-, from the same root as genos race, stock. From Gr. suffix -genhs born.

(06 Feb 2009)

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<prefix>

A combining form or prefix meaning born, producing, coming to be.

Origin: G. Genos, birth

(05 Mar 2000)

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