variants or less commonly trichogenic
: 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

Word History


trich- + -genous or -genic

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“Trichogenous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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