trichogenous

adjective
tri·​chog·​e·​nous | \ trə̇ˈkäjənəs \
variants: or less commonly trichogenic \ ¦trikə¦jenik \

Definition of trichogenous

: producing hair especially : being one of the hypodermal cells of insects and other arthropods that produce the chitinous hairs or spinules on the surface of the body and limbs

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History and Etymology for trichogenous

trich- + -genous or -genic

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“Trichogenous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trichogenous. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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