Amphigen
Amphigen Am"phi*gen, n. [Gr. ? + -gen: cf. F. amphig[`e]ne.] (Chem.) An element that in combination produces amphid salt; -- applied by Berzelius to oxygen, sulphur, selenium, and tellurium. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Amphigēn — Amphigēn, Mineral, s. Leucit …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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  • -gen — comb. form 1 Chem. that which produces (hydrogen; antigen). 2 Bot. growth (endogen; exogen; acrogen). Etymology: F gegravene f. Gk genes born, of a specified kind f. gen root of gignomai be born, become * * * gen «jehn», noun, verb, genned,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • -gen — [(1) From Gr. gen , from the same root as ge nos race, stock (see {Genus}). (2) From Gr. suffix genh s born. Cf. F. g[ e]ne.] 1. A suffix used in scientific words in the sense of producing, generating: as, amphigen, amidogen, halogen. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leucīt — (Amphigen), Mineral, Kaliumaluminiumsilikat K2Al2Si4O12, findet sich gewöhnlich in ringsum ausgebildeten, eingewachsenen Kristallen, selten aufgewachsen oder in körnigen Aggregaten, ist lichtgrau, auch gelblich und rötlichweiß, glasglänzend,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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