xylogenous etymology

English word xylogenous comes from English -genous (Producing or yielding.), English xylo- (Wood.)

Detailed word origin of xylogenous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-genous English (eng) Producing or yielding.
xylo- English (eng) Wood.
xylogenous English (eng) (biology) Living or growing on wood.

Words with the same origin as xylogenous

Descendants of -genous
Assyrogenous Grecogenous alkaligenous anautogenous capsuligenous ectogenous encephalitogenous endogeneity endogeny exogenous gelatigenous hematogenous monogenous myelogenous myogenous peptogenous phyllogenous schizogenous skeletogenous spiculigenous thermogenous xenogenous zoogenous zymogenous
Descendants of xylo-
concert xylophone xylarium xylocaine xylocarpous xylochemistry xylodextrin xylography xyloid xyloketal xylolite xyloma xylometry xylophagy xylophilous xylophone xyloplastic xylopyranose xylopyrography xylorcin xyloretinite xylorutinoside xylostyptic xylotherapy xylotypographic