corneagen

adjective
cor·​nea·​gen | \ ˈkȯ(r)nēəˌjen\
variants: or corneagenous \ ¦kȯ(r)nē¦ajənəs \

Definition of corneagen

: secreting cornea used of the hypodermal cells that underlie the ocelli and ommatidia in insects

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History and Etymology for corneagen

cornea + -gen, noun suffix (here in attributive use) or -genous

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