saprogenic


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Related to saprogenic: steatolysis, stereopathy

sap·ro·gen·ic

 (săp′rə-jĕn′ĭk) also sa·prog·e·nous (sə-prŏj′ə-nəs)
adj.
Of, producing, or resulting from putrefaction.

sap′ro·ge·nic′i·ty (-jə-nĭs′ĭ-tē) n.

saprogenic

(ˌsæprəʊˈdʒɛnɪk) or

saprogenous

adj
1. (Biology) producing or resulting from decay: saprogenic bacteria.
2. (Botany) growing on decaying matter
saprogenicity n

sap•ro•gen•ic

(ˌsæp roʊˈdʒɛn ɪk)

also sa•prog•e•nous

(səˈprɒdʒ ə nəs)

adj.
1. producing putrefaction or decay, as certain bacteria.
2. formed by putrefaction.
[1875–80]