Meaning of HYPOGENE in English
— hypogenic /huy'peuh jen"ik, hip'euh-/ , adj.
/huy"peuh jeen', hip"euh-/ , adj. Geol.
1. formed beneath the earth's surface, as granite (opposed to epigene ).
2. formed by ascending solutions, as mineral or ore deposits (opposed to supergene ).
[ 1825-35; HYPO- + -gene, var. of -GEN ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012