[ kak-uh-jen-iks ]
/ ˌkæk əˈdʒɛn ɪks /
noun (used with a singular verb)
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OTHER WORDS FROM cacogenicscac·o·gen·ic, adjective
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The first type of family is often termed aristogenic and the second or defective type, cacogenic.Being Well-Born|Michael F. Guyer
British Dictionary definitions for cacogenic
/ (ˌkækəʊˈdʒɛnɪks) /
another name for dysgenics
Derived forms of cacogenicscacogenic, adjective
Word Origin for cacogenics
C20: from caco- + eugenics
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