Definition of zoogenic in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌzōəˈjenik/

Entry from US English dictionary


1Produced by or originating in animals.
Example sentences
  • The inventive foodstuff is prepared from vegetable products or from a mixture thereof with zoogenic products.
  • The Ministry of Agriculture has issued a series of circulations and standards to fight against zoogenic diseases for this year.
  • The partial regulation of the river by zoogenic dams did not cause a significant decline in species diversity.
2Related or relating to animal development or evolution.
Example sentences
  • She defends the existence of zoogenic and biogenic values in the non-human world and discusses the possibility of ecogenic value, nature as a whole having value independent of human or animal minds.

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Syllabification: zo·o·gen·ic

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