saprogenic
adjective Date: 1876 of, causing, or resulting from putrefaction • saprogenicity noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • saprogenic — [sə prä′jə nəssap΄rə jen′ik] adj. [ SAPRO + GENIC] producing, or produced by, putrefaction: also saprogenous [sə prä′jə nəs] …   English World dictionary

  • saprogenic — sap·ro·gen·ic .sap rə jen ik also sa·prog·e·nous sa präj ə nəs adj of, causing, or resulting from putrefaction <saprogenic bacteria> sap·ro·ge·nic·i·ty rō jə nis ət ē n, pl ties …   Medical dictionary

  • saprogenic — /sap roh jen ik/, adj. 1. producing putrefaction or decay, as certain bacteria. 2. formed by putrefaction. Also, saprogenous /seuh proj euh neuhs/. [1875 80; SAPRO + GENIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • saprogenic — adjective causing or resulting from putrefaction …   Wiktionary

  • saprogenic — adj. causing decay, causing putrefaction; produced by decay, resulting from putrefaction …   English contemporary dictionary

  • saprogenic — [ˌsaprə(ʊ) dʒɛnɪk] adjective Biology causing or produced by putrefaction or decay …   English new terms dictionary

  • saprogenic — sap·ro·gen·ic …   English syllables

  • saprogenic — sap•ro•gen•ic [[t]ˌsæp roʊˈdʒɛn ɪk[/t]] also sa•prog•e•nous [[t]səˈprɒdʒ ə nəs[/t]] adj. 1) pat producing putrefaction or decay, as certain bacteria 2) pat formed by putrefaction • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • saprogenic — Causing rot and decay …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • saprogenic — /sæprəˈdʒɛnɪk/ (say sapruh jenik) adjective 1. producing putrefaction or decay, as certain bacteria. 2. formed by putrefaction. Also, saprogenous /sæˈprɒdʒənəs/ (say sa projuhnuhs) …   Australian English dictionary

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