saprogenic

adjective sap·ro·gen·ic \ ˌsa-prə-ˈje-nik \

Definition of saprogenic

:of, causing, or resulting from putrefaction

saprogenicity

play \ˌsa-prə-jə-ˈni-sə-tē\ noun

First Known Use of saprogenic

1876


Medical Dictionary

saprogenic

adjective sap·ro·gen·ic \ ˌsap-rə-ˈjen-ik \
variants: also saprogenous play \sa-ˈpräj-ə-nəs\

medical Definition of saprogenic

:of, causing, or resulting from putrefaction
  • saprogenic bacteria

saprogenicity

play \-rō-jə-ˈnis-ət-ē\ noun plural -ties

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