Organogen definition

(chemistry, dated) Any of the four elementscarbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen — that are especially characteristic of organic compounds.
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(chemistry, dated) Any of certain other elements sometimes found in organic compounds, such as sulphur and phosphorus.
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Noun

Singular:
organogen
Plural:
organogens

Origin of organogen

  • organo- +‎ -gen

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