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cosmogenic

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adjective cos·mo·gen·ic \ˌkäz-mə-ˈje-nik\

Definition of cosmogenic

  1. :  produced by the action of cosmic rays <cosmogenic carbon 14>



Origin and Etymology of cosmogenic

cosmic ray + -o- + -genic


First Known Use: 1962


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