hypogenous

[hahy-poj-uh-nuh s, hi-]

Origin of hypogenous

First recorded in 1870–75; hypogene + -ous
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hypogenous

adjective
  1. botany produced or growing on the undersurface, esp (of fern spores) growing on the undersurface of the leaves
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