zoogenic
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1859 caused by or associated with animals or their activities <
zoogenic humus
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  • Zoogenic — o [ o]*gen ic, a. [Zo[ o] + gen + ic: cf. Gr. ? born of an animal.] (Biol.) Of or pertaining to zo[ o]geny, animal production. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zoogenic — [zō ä′jə nəszō΄ōjen′ik, zō΄əjen′ik] adj. [ ZOO + GENIC] caused by or starting in animals, as a disease: also zoogenous [zō ä′jə nəs] …   English World dictionary

  • zoogenic — |zōə|jenik adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary zo + genic : caused by or associated with animals or their activities a zoogenic virus zoogenic fossiliferous rocks …   Useful english dictionary

  • zoogenic — adj. [Gr. zoon, animal; genesis, origin] Pertaining to changes caused by animals or their activities; zoogenous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • zoogenic — zoogenesis /zoh euh jen euh sis/, zoogeny /zoh oj euh nee/, n. /zoh euh jen ik/, adj. 1. produced or caused by animals. 2. pertaining or related to animal development or evolution. Also, zoogenous /zoh oj euh neuhs/. [1860 65; ZOO + GENIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • zoogenic — adjective originating, or produced by animals rather then plants Syn: zoogenous …   Wiktionary

  • zoogènic — zo|o|gè|nic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • zoogenic — produced from animals Causation and Formation …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • zoogenic — adj. originating in animals, produced by animals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • zoogenic — zo·o·gen·ic …   English syllables

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