hysterogenic

[ his-ter-uh-jen-ik ]
/ ˌhɪs tər əˈdʒɛn ɪk /

adjective Medicine/Medical.

inducing hysteria.

Nearby words

  1. hysterocatalepsy,
  2. hysterocele,
  3. hysterocleisis,
  4. hysterodynia,
  5. hysteroepilepsy,
  6. hysterogram,
  7. hysterograph,
  8. hysterography,
  9. hysteroid,
  10. hysterolith

Origin of hysterogenic

First recorded in 1885–90; hyster(ia) + -o- + -genic

Related formshys·ter·og·e·ny [his-tuh-roj-uh-nee] /ˌhɪs təˈrɒdʒ ə ni/, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for hysterogenic

hysterogenic

/ (ˌhɪstərəˈdʒɛnɪk) /

adjective

inducing hysteria
Derived Formshysterogeny (ˌhɪstəˈrɒdʒənɪ), noun

Word Origin for hysterogenic

C20: from hysteria + -genic

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Medicine definitions for hysterogenic

hysterogenic

[ hĭs′tə-rō-jĕnĭk ]

adj.

Causing hysterical symptoms or reactions.

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