photogene

photogene

[foh-tuh-jeen]
noun Ophthalmology.
an afterimage on the retina.

Origin:
1850–55; photo- + -gene, variant of -gen

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photogene (ˈfəʊtəʊˌdʒiːn)
 
n
another name for afterimage
 
[C19: from Greek phōtogenēs light-produced. See photo-,-gene]

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

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