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-gen

 
word element [Gr.], an agent that produces.

-gen

(jen),
Suffix meaning "precursor of."
See also: pro- (2).

-gen

word element [Gr.], an agent that produces.

-gen, -gene

1 suffix meaning "that which generates": aerogen, proteinogen, venogen.
2 suffix meaning "that which is generated": immunogen, ionogen, nitrogen.

-gen

Suffix denoting "precursor of."
See also: pro- (2)

-gen

Combining form denoting something that produces or creates, as in PATHOGEN.

-gen

word element. [Gr.] an agent that produces.