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  • adj. Originating in the character of the germ, or at the first commencement of an individual; said of peculiarities of structure, character, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Originating in the character of the germ, or at the first commencement of an individual; -- said of peculiarities of structure, character, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Originating with the germ or at the genesis of an individual: applied to bodies having original or congenital peculiarities of structure, character, and the like, and specifically in mineralogy to a mineral whose formation has been influenced by associated species.

Etymologies

para- + -genic (Wiktionary)

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