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photogene

[foh-tuh-jeen] /ˈfoʊ təˌdʒin/
noun, Ophthalmology
1.
an afterimage on the retina.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; photo- + -gene, variant of -gen
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British Dictionary definitions for photo-gene

photogene

/ˈfəʊtəʊˌdʒiːn/
noun
1.
another name for afterimage
Word Origin
C19: from Greek phōtogenēs light-produced. See photo-,-gene
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photo-gene in Medicine

photogene pho·to·gene (fō'tə-jēn')
n.
See afterimage.

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