cacogenic

adjective
caco·​gen·​ic | \ ¦kakə¦jenik \

Definition of cacogenic

1 : dysgenic
2 : of or relating to cacogenesis

First Known Use of cacogenic

1911, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for cacogenic

cac- + -genic (as in eugenic)

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“Cacogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cacogenic. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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