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saprogenic

[sap-roh-jen-ik] /ˌsæp roʊˈdʒɛn ɪk/
adjective
1.
producing putrefaction or decay, as certain bacteria.
2.
formed by putrefaction.
Also, saprogenous
[suh-proj-uh-nuh s] /səˈprɒdʒ ə nəs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; sapro- + -genic
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British Dictionary definitions for saprogenous

saprogenic

/ˌsæprəʊˈdʒɛnɪk/
adjective
1.
producing or resulting from decay: saprogenic bacteria
2.
growing on decaying matter
Derived Forms
saprogenicity (ˌsæprədʒəˈnɪsɪtɪ) noun
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saprogenous in Medicine

saprogenic sap·ro·gen·ic (sāp'rə-jěn'ĭk) or sa·prog·e·nous (sə-prŏj'ə-nəs)
adj.
Of, producing, or resulting from putrefaction.


sap'ro·ge·nic'i·ty (-jə-nĭs'ĭ-tē) n.
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