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allogenic

[ al-uh-jen-ik ]
/ ˌæl əˈdʒɛn ɪk /
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adjective
Geology. (of a constituent of a rock) formed elsewhere than in the rock where it is found.Compare authigenic.
Immunology. allogeneic.
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Origin of allogenic

First recorded in 1885–90; allo- + -genic

OTHER WORDS FROM allogenic

al·lo·gen·i·cal·ly, adverb
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