Gen means producing or produced by.(suffix)
An example of gen used as a suffix is in the word antigen, a substance that stimulates the production of an antibody.
See gen in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: prob. < gen(eral information)
Origin: Fr -gène < Gr -genēs, born < base of gignesthai, to be born, become: see genus
See gen in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French -gène
Origin: , from Greek -genēs, born; see genə- in Indo-European roots.
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