photogene

[ foh-tuh-jeen ]
/ ˈfoʊ təˌdʒin /

noun Ophthalmology.

an afterimage on the retina.

Origin of photogene

1850–55; photo- + -gene, variant of -gen
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British Dictionary definitions for photogene

photogene
/ (ˈfəʊtəʊˌdʒiːn) /

noun

another name for afterimage

Word Origin for photogene

C19: from Greek phōtogenēs light-produced. See photo-, -gene
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Medicine definitions for photogene

photogene
[ fōtə-jēn′ ]

n.

afterimage
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