genic: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: ( jen'ik), [key]
— adj. Biol.
- of, pertaining to, resembling, or arising from a gene or genes.
- a combining form often corresponding to nouns ending inorwith the following senses: “producing or causing” (hallucinogenic); “produced or caused by” (cosmogenic); “pertaining to a gene or genes” (polygenic); “pertaining to suitability for reproduction by a medium” (telegenic). Cf. -genous.
- genic (Thesaurus)