adjective cor·nea·gen \ˈkȯ(r)nēəˌjen\
variants: or



Definition of corneagen

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

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Origin and Etymology of corneagen

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

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