Origin of radiogenicradio- + -genic
- Being a stable element that is product of radioactive decay. For example, carbon 12 is often radiogenic, having been produced by radioactive decay of carbon 14.
- Relating to the relation between radiogenic and radioactive elements, especially as a means of determining the age of objects, as in radiometric dating.
(comparative more radiogenic, superlative most radiogenic)
radio +"Ž -genic