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Definition of the adjective cacogenic

What does cacogenic mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. pertaining to or causing degeneration in the offspring produced

Alternative definition of the adjective cacogenic


  1. [medicine] Of or relating to cacogenesis.
  2. [archaic] Tending toward racial deterioration through bad sexual selection.

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Google previewDictionary of Psychology (2000)

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 ...

Google previewThe Norton Dictionary of Modern Thought (1999)

by Alan Bullock

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 ...

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1921)

cacogenic (kak-o-jen'ik). toward race degeneracy. genesis. cacogenics (kak-o-jen'iks) (Gr. kakós bad + -yev to produce ]. Race deterioration from bad sexual selection. cacogeusia (kak-o-gu'se-ah) (Gr.

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Video shows what cacogenic means. Of or relating to cacogenesis.. Tending toward racial deterioration through bad sexual selection.. Cacogenic Meaning.

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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