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1. Producing; generating: hematogenous.
2. Produced by or in a specified manner: hypogenous.
adj combining form
1. yielding or generating: androgenous; erogenous.
2. generated by or issuing from: endogenous.
[from -gen + -ous]
a combining form meaning “arising, developing, or growing” in the place or manner specified ( isogenous; myelogenous); “giving rise to” the thing specified ( androgenous; erogenous).Compare -geny.