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cenogenetic

adjective ce·no·ge·net·ic

Medical Definition of cenogenetic

  1. :  relating to or being a specialized adaptive character (as the amnion or chorion surrounding the embryo of higher vertebrates) that is not represented in primitive ancestral forms



Variants of cenogenetic

or

coenogenetic

or chiefly British

caenogenetic

\ˌsē-nə-jə-ˈnet-ik, ˌsen-ə-\play

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