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Meanings of Acidogenic:

adjective

Producing acid; forming an acid by chemical reaction or metabolic action.

Meanings of Aerogenic:

adjective

Of, relating to, or designating the spread of an infectious agent or disease through the air or the air passages of the body.

Meanings of Allergenic:

adjective

Causing or likely to cause allergic reactions (= physical problems caused by particular substances)

Usage examples:

Research is being done into hypoallergenic versions of foods that are commonly allergenic, like pea…

Meanings of Allogenic:

adjective

(of a mineral or sediment) transported to its present position from elsewhere.

Usage examples:

It is accompanied by homogenous, allogenic micrite that fills some voids.

Meanings of Allothigenic:

adjective

Of a mineral: older than the rock or deposit of which it forms part. contrasted with "authigenic".

Meanings of Anthropogenic:

adjective

(chiefly of environmental pollution and pollutants) originating in human activity.

Usage examples:

Anthropogenic emissions of sulphur dioxide

Meanings of Antigenic:

adjective

Relating to or consisting of antigens (= substances that cause the body's immune system to react, especially causing it to produce antibodies)

Usage examples:

The flu vaccine's antigenic configuration changes yearly and is based on prevalent strains of the p…

Meanings of Atherogenic:

adjective

Tending to promote the formation of fatty deposits in the arteries.

Usage examples:

Overtreatment of multiple hormonal imbalances can cause central obesity and atherogenic and metabol…

Meanings of Audiogenic:

adjective

Caused or provoked by auditory stimuli.

Meanings of Authigenic:

adjective

(of minerals and other materials) formed in their present position.

Usage examples:

This mineral is probably authigenic clay that formed in the spring waters while the silica was bein…

Meanings of Autogenic:

adjective

Self-generated.

Usage examples:

Autogenic succession

Meanings of Biogenic:

adjective

Produced or brought about by living organisms.

Usage examples:

Biogenic sediments

Meanings of Bronchogenic:

adjective

Of bronchial origin.

Usage examples:

Final diagnoses included one bronchogenic cyst and one combined bronchogenic cyst and thymic hyperp…

Meanings of Cancerogenic:

adjective

Carcinogenic.

Meanings of Carcinogenic:

adjective

Having the potential to cause cancer.

Usage examples:

There aren't a lot of good in vitro methods to predict carcinogenic potential.

Cardiogenic

ˌkɑːdɪəʊˈdʒɛnɪk

Meanings of Cardiogenic:

adjective

Arising in the heart or caused by a heart condition.

Usage examples:

Patients presented with suspected acute cardiogenic pulmonary oedema

Meanings of Cariogenic:

adjective

Causing tooth decay.

Usage examples:

Since processed maize is highly cariogenic, dental caries and resulting tooth loss increase with th…

Chromogenic

ˌkrəʊ.məˈdʒən.ɪk

Meanings of Chromogenic:

adjective

Involving the production of colour or pigments.

Usage examples:

Clot-based methods recover up to 50% lower activity for these products than the chromogenic assays …

Meanings of Cosmogenic:

adjective

Relating to the origin or evolution of the universe.

Usage examples:

Advanced cosmogenic dating techniques

Meanings of Criminogenic:

adjective

(of a system, situation, or place) causing or likely to cause criminal behaviour.

Usage examples:

The criminogenic nature of homelessness

Cryogenic

krʌɪə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪk

Meanings of Cryogenic:

adjective

Relating to or involving the branch of physics that deals with the production and effects of very low temperatures.

Usage examples:

A powerful cryogenic engine

Cryogenically

ˌkraɪ.əʊˈdʒen.ɪ.kli

Meanings of Cryogenically:

adverb

In a way that relates to the freezing of dead human bodies, cells, or body parts at very low temperatures

Usage examples:

The blood in the umbilical cord was cryogenically frozen in hopes of using stem cells from it in a …

Cryogenics

ˌkraɪ.əʊˈdʒen.ɪks

Meanings of Cryogenics:

noun

Another term for cryonics.

plural noun

The branch of physics dealing with the production and effects of very low temperatures.

Usage examples:

The munich researchers, wanting to stay in the business but having neither sufficient expertise nor…

Cryptogenic

ˌkrɪptəʊˈdʒɛnɪk

Meanings of Cryptogenic:

adjective

(of a disease) of obscure or uncertain origin.

Usage examples:

Ttv dna was also detected more frequently in fulminant hepatitis and persons with cryptogenic liver…

Meanings of Crystallogenic:

adjective

Crystal-forming, producing crystallization.

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