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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Origin and Etymology of trichogenous

trich- + -genous or -genic


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