Origin of phellogenfrom Classical Greek phellos (see phelloderm) + -gen
Origin of phellogenGreek phellos cork ; see bhel-2 in Indo-European roots. -gen
- phel′lo·ge·net′ic phel′lo·gen′ic
(countable and uncountable, plural phellogens)
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