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  • adj. Of or pertaining to histogenesis

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Productive of tissue; specifically, of or pertaining to histogeny; histogenetic.


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  • The insane temperament and its pathological twin brother, the neuropathic diathesis, roams at large unrestrained from without or that self-restraint which, bred of adequate self-knowledge, might come from within, and contaminates with neurotic and mental instability the innocent unborn, furnishing histogenic factors which the future will formulate in minds dethroned to become helpless wards of the state or family.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 488, May 9, 1885


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