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-geny(word root) origin
Examples of words with the root -geny: progeny
Production; generation; origin: ontogeny.
n combining form
indicating origin or manner of development: phylogeny.
[from Greek -geneia, from -genēs born]
-genic adj combining form
or GenY(ˈdʒɛn ˈwaɪ)
a combining form meaning “development,” “formation,” “growth” of the thing, or in the place or manner specified by the initial element: phylogeny.