Definition of amphigenous
1a of the fruiting bodies of parasitic fungi : occurring on both surfaces of the leaves of an infected plant b of the oogonium of fungi of the family Pythiaceae : growing through an encircling antheridium
2 : given to or marked by sexual attraction to members either of the same or of the opposite sex
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Origin and Etymology of amphigenous
amphi- + -genous
First Known Use: 1832See Words from the same year
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