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hysterogenic

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

hysterogenic
/ (ˌhɪstərəˈdʒɛnɪk) /

adjective
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

hysterogenic
[ hĭs′tə-rō-jĕnĭk ]

adj.
Causing hysterical symptoms or reactions.
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