adjective Date: 1935 produced by or determined from radioactivity <
radiogenic isotopes
radiogenic tumors

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  • radiogenic — [ˌreɪdɪə(ʊ) dʒɛnɪk, dʒi:n ] adjective 1》 produced by radioactivity. 2》 suitable for broadcasting by radio. Derivatives radiogenically adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • radiogenic — ra·dio·gen·ic …   English syllables

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