biogenic

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adjective bio·gen·ic \-ˈje-nik\
variants: or less commonly

biogenous

play \bī-ˈä-jə-nəs\

Definition of biogenic

  1. :  produced by living organisms biogenic methane formation

First Known Use of biogenic

1897


Medical Dictionary

biogenic

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adjective bio·gen·ic \-ˈjen-ik\

Medical Definition of biogenic

  1. :  produced by living organisms biogenic amine metabolism in depressed patients—D. L. Murphy

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