saprogenic

adjective
sap·​ro·​gen·​ic | \ ˌsa-prə-ˈje-nik How to pronounce saprogenic (audio) \

Definition of saprogenic

: of, causing, or resulting from putrefaction

Other Words from saprogenic

saprogenicity \ ˌsa-​prə-​jə-​ˈni-​sə-​tē How to pronounce saprogenic (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of saprogenic

1876, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of saprogenic was in 1876

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“Saprogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saprogenic. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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saprogenic

adjective
sap·​ro·​gen·​ic | \ ˌsap-rə-ˈjen-ik How to pronounce saprogenic (audio) \
variants: also saprogenous \ sa-​ˈpräj-​ə-​nəs How to pronounce saprogenic (audio) \

Medical Definition of saprogenic

: of, causing, or resulting from putrefaction saprogenic bacteria

Other Words from saprogenic

saprogenicity \ -​rō-​jə-​ˈnis-​ət-​ē How to pronounce saprogenic (audio) \ noun, plural saprogenicities

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