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biogenic

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adjective bio·gen·ic \-ˈje-nik\

Definition of biogenic

  1. :  produced by living organisms <biogenic methane formation>



1903

First Known Use of biogenic

1903

Variants of biogenic

also bi·og·e·nous play \bī-ˈä-jə-nəs\

Medical Dictionary

biogenic

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adjective bio·gen·ic \-ˈjen-ik\

Medical Definition of biogenic

  1. :  produced by living organisms <biogenic amine metabolism in depressed patients—D. L. Murphy>




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