What does -gen mean?

-gen in AZ Dictionary

(s) Producer: androgen.
(s) one that's produced: phosgene.
(s) A producer of some thing, e.g. hydrogen.
A suffix found in systematic terms within the sense of creating, creating: since, amphigen, amidogen, halogen.
A suffix indicating created, created.

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  • Etymologically Related for "-gen"
    • -genic, -gene, -genous
  • Form for "-gen"
    • English words suffixed with -gen
  • Same Context for "-gen"
    • gen, triumvir, consid, ed, decemvir
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