[ sap-ruh-juh n, -jen ]
/ ˈsæp rə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn /
a plant or animal that can produce decay.
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Medicine definitions for saprogen
[ săp′rə-jən, -jĕn′ ]
An organism that lives on dead organic matter and causes its decay.
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