Etymology
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biogenic (adj.)

1864, "produced by living organisms," from bio- + -genic "produced by." From 1904 with reference to Haeckel's recapitulation theory, from biogeny + -ic.

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Definitions of biogenic

biogenic (adj.)
produced by living organisms or biological processes;
fermentation is a biogenic process
biogenic (adj.)
essential for maintaining the fundamental life processes;
sleep and food and water are among the biogenic needs of the organism
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