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1. A member of the same kind, class, or group.
2. An organism belonging to the same taxonomic genus as another organism.
3. Chemistry A compound produced in the same process that produces another, often structurally similar compound.
[From Latin, of the same race : com-, com- + genus, gener-, race; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]
con′ge·ner′ic (-nĕr′ĭk), con·gen′er·ous (kən-jĕn′ər-əs, kŏn-) adj.
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(Biology) belonging to the same group, esp (of animals or plants) belonging to the same genus
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con•ge•ner•ic(ˌkɒn dʒəˈnɛr ɪk)
1. Also, con•gen•er•ous (kənˈdʒɛn ər əs) of the same kind or genus.
2. offering a number of closely related services: a congeneric investment company.n.
4. a congeneric company.
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|Noun||1.||congeneric - an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)|
|Adj.||1.||congeneric - belonging to the same genus|
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