aff. a combining form often corresponding to nouns ending in
-gen or -geny , with the following senses: “producing or causing” (hallucinogenic); “originating or developing in” (neurogenic); “pertaining to a gene or genes” (polygenic); “pertaining to suitability for reproduction by a medium” (telegenic). Compare -genous
Etymology: see -gen, -ic

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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