See also: genic

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Borrowed either from French -gène or directly from its etymological source, Ancient Greek -γενής (-genḗs, offspring; kind), with -ic. Compare -gen.

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  1. producing or generating something
    carcinogenictending to cause cancer
  2. produced or generated by something
    bacteriogeniccaused by bacteria
  3. suitable to be produced, or reproduced
    telegenicattractive to television viewers

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