[ jen-ik ]
/ ˈdʒɛn ɪk /
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THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Definition for genic (2 of 2)
a combining form often corresponding to nouns ending in -gen or -geny, with the following senses: “producing or causing” (hallucinogenic); “produced or caused by” (cosmogenic); “pertaining to a gene or genes” (polygenic); “pertaining to suitability for reproduction by a medium” (telegenic).
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British Dictionary definitions for genic (1 of 2)
/ (ˈdʒɛnɪk) /
of or relating to a gene or genes
British Dictionary definitions for genic (2 of 2)
adj combining form
relating to production or generationcarcinogenic
well suited to or suitable forphotogenic
Word Origin for -genic
from -gen + -ic
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Medical definitions for genic (1 of 2)
[ jē′nĭk, jĕn′ĭk ]
Of, relating to, produced by, or being genes or a gene.
Medical definitions for genic (2 of 2)
Produced or generated by:cryptogenic.
Suitable for production or reproduction by a specified medium:photogenic.
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