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a suffix of adjectives corresponding to nouns with stems in -gen: erogenous.
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Words nearby -genous
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British Dictionary definitions for -genous
adj combining form
yielding or generatingandrogenous; erogenous
generated by or issuing fromendogenous
Word Origin for -genous
from -gen + -ous
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Medical definitions for -genous
Produced by or produced in a specified manner:exogenous.
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