genic
adjective Etymology: gene + 1-ic Date: 1918 genetic 2b • genically adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • genic — GÉNIC, Ă, genici, ce, adj. (biol.) Referitor la gene, al genelor. – Genă + suf. ic. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  génic adj. m., pl. génici; f. sg. génică …   Dicționar Român

  • -genic — element meaning producing; see GEN (Cf. gen) + IC (Cf. ic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • -genic — ► COMBINING FORM 1) producing or produced by: carcinogenic. 2) well suited to: photogenic. ORIGIN from GEN(Cf. ↑G) + IC(Cf. ↑ ic) …   English terms dictionary

  • -genic — [jen′ik] combining form forming adjectives 1. pertaining to production or generation [phylogenic] 2. suitable to [photogenic] …   English World dictionary

  • genic — [jen′ik] adj. of, having the nature of, or caused by a gene or genes; genetic …   English World dictionary

  • -genic — comb. form forming adjectives meaning: 1 producing (carcinogenic; pathogenic). 2 well suited to (photogenic; radiogenic). 3 produced by (iatrogenic). Derivatives: genically suffix forming adverbs. Etymology: GEN + IC * * * |jenik, nēk, in senses… …   Useful english dictionary

  • -genic — adjective combining form Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary gen & geny + 1 ic 1. producing ; forming < carcinogenic > 2. produced by ; formed from < biogenic > 3. [photogenic] suitable for production or reproducti …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • genic — /jen ik/, adj. Biol. of, pertaining to, resembling, or arising from a gene or genes. [1920 25; GENE + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • -genic — a combining form often corresponding to nouns ending in gen or geny, with the following senses: producing or causing (hallucinogenic); produced or caused by (cosmogenic); pertaining to a gene or genes (polygenic); pertaining to suitability for… …   Universalium

  • genic — adjective of, relating to, produced by, or being a gene Syn: genetic …   Wiktionary

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