syngenetic

adjective syn·ge·net·ic \¦sinjə̇¦netik\
variants: less commonly

syngenic

\(ˈ)sin¦jenik, sənˈj-\

Definition of syngenetic

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or formed by syngenesis

  2. 2 :  formed at the same time as the enclosing rock —used of ore deposits — compare epigenetic

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Origin and Etymology of syngenetic

syn- + genetic or genic


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