Definition of saprogenic in English:

saprogenic

Line breaks: sapro|gen¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌsaprə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪk
 
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adjective

Biology
  • Causing or produced by putrefaction or decay.
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    • Saprogenic fungi are distinguished in part by their inability to cause disease in healthy hosts, and relatively high ability to kill or accelerate the decline of stressed hosts.

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