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hy·po·gene

 (hī′pə-jēn′)
adj.
Formed or situated below the earth's surface. Used of rocks.

hypogene

(ˈhaɪpəˌdʒiːn)
adj
(Geological Science) formed, taking place, or originating beneath the surface of the earth. Compare epigene
hypogenic adj

hy•po•gene

(ˈhaɪ pəˌdʒin)

adj.
formed beneath the earth's surface, as granite (opposed to epigene).
[1825–35; hypo- + -gene, variant of -gen]
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Stable isotope composition of hypogenic speleothem calcite in Kalana (Estonia) as a record of microbial methanotrophy and fluid evolution.
Epigenic karst forms surface features that are easily recognized near the land surface, while hypogenic speleogenesis is not as easily recognised because it forms without a direct surface connection, usually in confined or semi-confined settings.
Recent observations in a remarkably dynamic, sulfide-rich, hypogenic cave in southern Mexico: Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Congress of Speleology: National Speleological Society, Huntsville, AL, USA, pp.