-geny

-geny

a combining form meaning “origin,” used in the formation of compound words: phylogeny.

Origin:
1885–90; < Greek -geneia. See -gen, -y3

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-geny
 
n combining form
indicating origin or manner of development: phylogeny
 
[from Greek -geneia, from -genēs born]
 
-genic
 
adj combining form

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-geny suff.
Production; generation; origin: ontogeny.

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