osteogen etymology

English word osteogen comes from English -gen (A producer of something, e.g. hydrogen.), English osteo- (Bone.)

Detailed word origin of osteogen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-gen English (eng) A producer of something, e.g. hydrogen.
osteo- English (eng) Bone.
osteogen English (eng) (physiology) The soft tissue, or substance, which, in developing bone, ultimately undergoes ossification.

Words with the same origin as osteogen

Descendants of -gen
acrogen androgen antiflorigenic carcinogen carcinogenic chalcogenide comedogenic estrogen gasogen hallucinogen hallucinogenic litogen melanogen morphogen mutagen narced neogen nitragin nitrogen organogen procarcinogen pruritogen pyrogen zymogen
Descendants of osteo-
ectostosis nonosteoporotic ostealgia osteoarthropathy osteochondral osteochondroma osteoclast osteoconductive osteocranium osteocutaneous osteodysplasia osteodysplastic osteoid osteoinduction osteomyelitis osteonectin osteopath osteophilic osteoporosis osteoprotegerin osteoradionecrotic osteosarcoma osteosclerosis osteosynthetic osteotendinous