saprogen

noun
sap·​ro·​gen | \ ˈsap-rə-jən, -ˌjen How to pronounce saprogen (audio) \

Medical Definition of saprogen

: an organism (as a fungus) living upon and causing decay of nonliving organic matter

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“Saprogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/saprogen. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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