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hypogenous

[hahy-poj-uh-nuh s, hi-] /haɪˈpɒdʒ ə nəs, hɪ-/
adjective
1.
growing beneath, or on the undersurface, as fungi on leaves.
Origin of hypogenous
1870-1875
First recorded in 1870-75; hypogene + -ous
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hypogenous

/haɪˈpɒdʒɪnəs/
adjective
1.
(botany) produced or growing on the undersurface, esp (of fern spores) growing on the undersurface of the leaves
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