am·​phig·​e·​nous | \ (ˈ)am¦fijənəs\

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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Other Words from amphigenous

amphigenously adverb

First Known Use of amphigenous

1832, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for amphigenous

amphi- + -genous

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to speak slightingly about or to degrade

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