culturgen etymology

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

Detailed word origin of culturgen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
culture English (eng) (transitive) To increase the artistic or scientific interest (in something). (Compare cultivate.). (transitive) To maintain in an environment suitable for growth (especially of bacteria). (Compare cultivate.) (anthropology) Any knowledge passed from one generation to the next, not necessarily with respect to human beings.. (botany) Cultivation.. (cartography) The details on a map that do not [...]
-gen English (eng) A producer of something, e.g. hydrogen.
culturgen English (eng) One of the propagating mutating cultural units that form the subject of memetics.

Words with the same origin as culturgen

Descendants of culture
apiculturist cultural culturalist culturally culturcide culturicidal culturicide culturism culturize cybercultural herpetocultural horticultural horticulturist intracultural microcultural multicultist multicultural noncultural pancultural pseudocultural sociocultural spatiocultural transcultural tricultural
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