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amphigenous

[ am-fij-uh-nuhs ]
/ æmˈfɪdʒ ə nəs /
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adjective

(of certain parasitic fungi) growing on both sides of leaves.

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Origin of amphigenous

First recorded in 1825–35; amphi- + -genous
am·phig·e·nous·ly, adverb
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