syngenetic

adjective

syn·​ge·​net·​ic
¦sinjə̇¦netik
variants or less commonly syngenic
(ˈ)sin¦jenik,
sənˈj-
1
: of, relating to, or formed by syngenesis
2
: formed at the same time as the enclosing rock
used of ore deposits
compare epigenetic

Word History

Etymology

syn- + genetic or genic

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“Syngenetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/syngenetic. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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