- hy·po·gen·ic [hahy-puh-jen-ik, hip-uh-], /ˌhaɪ pəˈdʒɛn ɪk, ˌhɪp ə-/, adjective
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How to use hypogene in a sentence
Among the hypogene forces in geological dynamics an important place must be assigned to movements of the terrestrial crust.
A distinct type of mountain due to direct hypogene action is to be seen in a volcano.
They traverse all kinds of rocks, both hypogene and fossiliferous, and extend downwards to indefinite or unknown depths.A Manual of Elementary Geology | Charles Lyell.
British Dictionary definitions for hypogene
formed, taking place, or originating beneath the surface of the earth: Compare epigene
- hypogenic (ˌhaɪpəˈdʒɛnɪk), adjective
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