[hahy-puh-jeen, hip-uh-]See more synonyms for hypogene on Thesaurus.com
Related formshy·po·gen·ic [hahy-puh-jen-ik, hip-uh-] /ˌhaɪ pəˈdʒɛn ɪk, ˌhɪp ə-/, adjective
- formed beneath the earth's surface, as granite (opposed to epigene).
- formed by ascending solutions, as mineral or ore deposits (opposed to supergene).
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British Dictionary definitions for hypogenic
Derived Formshypogenic (ˌhaɪpəˈdʒɛnɪk), adjective
- formed, taking place, or originating beneath the surface of the earthCompare epigene
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