comedogenic etymology

English word comedogenic comes from English comedo ((medicine) A blackhead or whitehead.), English -genic

Detailed word origin of comedogenic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
comedo English (eng) (medicine) A blackhead or whitehead.
-genic English (eng) Produced or generated by something. Producing or generating something. Suitable to be produced, or reproduced.
comedogenic English (eng) Tending to produce acne, i.e. comedones A substance that tends to produce acne, such as by clogging pores on the skin.

Words with the same origin as comedogenic

Descendants of -genic
Eurogenic acidogenic agnogenic arrhythmogenicity biogenic carcinogenic cardiogenic cariogenic cladogenic cryogenic endogenic lysogenicity mediagenicity monogenic myceliogenic neurogenic osteogenic pathogenic petrogenic photogenicity psychogenic tenogenic toxicogenic transgenic tremorogenic