biogenous


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biogenous

(bī-ŏj′ə-nəs)
adj.
1. Originating from living things.
2. Producing life.

biogenous

[bī·oj′ənəs]
1 biogenetic.
2 biogenic.
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Marine biogenous sediments may be siliceous or calcareous and are formed from planktonic organisms, the most abundant organisms in the ocean.
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