Definition of the adjective cacogenic
What does cacogenic mean as an attribute of a noun?
- pertaining to or causing degeneration in the offspring produced
Alternative definition of the adjective cacogenic
- [medicine] Of or relating to cacogenesis.
- [archaic] Tending toward racial deterioration through bad sexual selection.
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Dictionary of Psychology (2000)
by M. Basavanna
Cacogenic. A term used to identify the most severely defective individual physically and/or mentally. Cacogeusia. The perception of bad taste; often reported by patients with idiopathic epilepsy. Cacopathia. A Hippocratic term referring to ...
by Alan Bullock, Stephen Trombley
cacogenic, see under dysgenic. CAD, see computer-aided design. Caffe Lena, see under folk music. Cahiers du Cinema, see under new wave. calculus. This means 'rules for calculation', but ...
by Robert Jean Campbell
cacogenic Giving rise to a deteriorated race or offspring; the opposite of aristogenic or eugenic (q.v.). cacogeusia ...
by Thomas Lathrop Stedman
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Scrabble value of C3A1C3O1G2E1N1I1C3
The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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