litogen etymology

English word litogen comes from English litigation ((legal) The conduct of a lawsuit.), English -gen (A producer of something, e.g. hydrogen.)

Detailed word origin of litogen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
litigation English (eng) (legal) The conduct of a lawsuit.
-gen English (eng) A producer of something, e.g. hydrogen.
litogen English (eng) (US, informal, legal) Any drug or similar substance, administered during pregnancy, that though probably harmless can lead to lawsuits.

Words with the same origin as litogen

Descendants of -gen
acrogen androgen antiflorigenic carcinogen carcinogenic chalcogenide comedogenic estrogen gasogen hallucinogen hallucinogenic melanogen morphogen mutagen narced neogen nitragin nitrogen organogen osteogen procarcinogen pruritogen pyrogen zymogen