amphigenous

adjective am·phig·e·nous \(ˈ)am¦fijənəs\

Definition of amphigenous

  1. 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. 2 :  given to or marked by sexual attraction to members either of the same or of the opposite sex

amphigenously

adverb

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Origin and Etymology of amphigenous

amphi- + -genous


First Known Use: 1832


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