Diphygenic Diph`y*gen"ic (-j[e^]n"[i^]k), a. [Gr. difyh`s of double form + -genic.] (Zo["o]l.) Having two modes of embryonic development. [1913 Webster]

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  • diphygenic — diphy·genic …   English syllables

  • diphygenic — |difē|jenik, fə̇| adjective Etymology: diphy + genic : following either of two alternate courses of embryonic development …   Useful english dictionary

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