paragenic

Paragenic

Par`a*gen"ic\ (-[i^]k), a. [Pref. para- + the root of ge`nos birth.] (Biol.) Originating in the character of the germ, or at the first commencement of an individual; -- said of peculiarities of structure, character, etc.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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