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-gen

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

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

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

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