anagen etymology

English word anagen comes from English -gen (A producer of something, e.g. hydrogen.), English ana-

Detailed word origin of anagen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-gen English (eng) A producer of something, e.g. hydrogen.
ana- English (eng) Again. Apiece (Can we add an example for this sense?). Backward. Excessive. On. Up.
anagen English (eng) The production of new hair from stem cells.

Words with the same origin as anagen

Descendants of -gen
acrogen androgen antiflorigenic carcinogen carcinogenic chalcogenide comedogenic estrogen gasogen hallucinogen hallucinogenic litogen melanogen morphogen mutagen narced neogen nitragin nitrogen organogen osteogen procarcinogen pruritogen pyrogen zymogen
Descendants of ana-
anabiosis anabranch anacampylotropous anacolpate anadrome anafront anafunctor anagenesis analept analeptic anamorphism ananym anaplasic anaporate anaprotaspis anaseismic anastatic anastatically anataxis anatocism anatoxin anatreme anatropy