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

adjective Medicine/Medical.

inducing hysteria.


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Origin of hysterogenic

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

OTHER WORDS FROM hysterogenic

hys·ter·og·e·ny [his-tuh-roj-uh-nee] /ˌhɪs təˈrɒdʒ ə ni/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hysterogenic

/ (ˌhɪstərəˈdʒɛnɪk) /


inducing hysteria

Derived forms of hysterogenic

hysterogeny (ˌhɪstəˈrɒdʒənɪ), noun

Word Origin for hysterogenic

C20: from hysteria + -genic
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Medical definitions for hysterogenic

[ hĭs′tə-rō-jĕnĭk ]


Causing hysterical symptoms or reactions.
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