Definition of -gen in English:

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-gen

Pronunciation: /dʒ(ə)n/

combiningForm

1 Chemistry Denoting a substance that produces something: oxygen allergen
2 Botany Denoting a substance or plant that is produced: cultigen

Origin

Via French -gène from Greek genēs '-born, of a specified kind', from gen- (root of gignomai 'be born, become', genos 'a kind').

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