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photogene

[foh-tuh-jeen]
noun Ophthalmology.
  1. an afterimage on the retina.
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Origin of photogene

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

photogene

noun
  1. another name for afterimage
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Word Origin for photogene

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

photogene

(fōtə-jēn′)
n.
  1. afterimage
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