geogen

noun ge·o·gen \ˈjēəjə̇n, -əˌjen\

Definition of geogen

plural

-s

  1. :  a physical, biological, or human environmental factor occurring in a particular region and favoring the development of particular diseases —distinguished from pathogen

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Origin and Etymology of geogen

International Scientific Vocabulary ge- + -gen


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