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-gen

noun combining form

Definition of -GEN

1
:  producer <androgen>
2
:  one that is (so) produced <cultigen>

Variants of -GEN

-gen also -gene
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Origin of -GEN

French -gène, from Greek -genēs born; akin to Greek genos birth
Medical Dictionary

-gen

noun combining form \jən, ˌjen\

Medical Definition of -GEN

1
:  producer <allergen> <carcinogen>
2
:  one that is (so) produced <phosgene>

Variants of -GEN

-gen also -gene \ˌjēn\

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