hypo gene

hypogene

[hahy-puh-jeen, hip-uh-]
adjective Geology.
1.
formed beneath the earth's surface, as granite (opposed to epigene ).
2.
formed by ascending solutions, as mineral or ore deposits (opposed to supergene ).

Origin:
1825–35; hypo- + -gene, variant of -gen

hypogenic [hahy-puh-jen-ik, hip-uh-] , adjective
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hypogene (ˈhaɪpəˌdʒiːn)
 
adj
Compare epigene formed, taking place, or originating beneath the surface of the earth
 
hypogenic
 
adj

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