Inogen
Inogen In"o*gen, n. [Gr. 'i`s, 'ino`s, a muscle + -gen.] (Physiol.) A complex nitrogenous substance, which, by Hermann's hypothesis, is continually decomposed and reproduced in the muscles, during their life. [1913 Webster]

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  • inogen — ˈinəjə̇n, ˈīn , ˌjen noun ( s) Etymology: German, from ino in (III) + gen : a hypothetical substance supposed to be continually decomposed and reproduced in the muscles and to serve as an oxygen reserve …   Useful english dictionary

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  • ino- — see in III * * * ino /ī nō / combining form Denoting fibrous tissue or muscle, as in inotropic ORIGIN: Gr is, inos muscle, fibre * * * ino (ˈaɪnəʊ) comb. form of Gr. ἴς, ἴν ός, ῑν muscle, fibre, nerve, strength, an element in some mod. scientific …   Useful english dictionary

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