a suffix of adjectives corresponding to nouns with stems in -gen:, erogenous .

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adj combining form
1.  yielding or generating: androgenous; erogenous
2.  generated by or issuing from: endogenous
[from -gen + -ous]

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-genous suff.

  1. Producing; generating: hematogenous.

  2. Produced by or produced in a specified manner: exogenous.

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