exogen etymology

English word exogen comes from English -gen (A producer of something, e.g. hydrogen.), English exo- (Outside, external.)

Detailed word origin of exogen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-gen English (eng) A producer of something, e.g. hydrogen.
exo- English (eng) Outside, external.
exogen English (eng) (botany) A plant characterized by wood, bark and pith, the wood forming a layer between the other two, and growth only occurring on the outside.

Words with the same origin as exogen

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 exo-
exoatmosphere exoatmospheric exocarp exoconsciousness exocortex exocranial exocytotoxic exoderm exoenthalpic exoface exogalactic exoglucanase exopassive exopolymeric exoproduct exoproteolytic exoribonuclease exoskeleton exospore exothecal exothermic exotransferase exotrojan exotrophic