/jenik/ A postfix, a modified form of the Greek -genes (born), by way of the French -gene.

-genic can mean Producing or Forming (carcinogenic), produced by or formed from (nephrogenic), or suitable for production or reproduction by a given medium (photogenic).

It can also be used to mean 'of or relating to a gene' (intragenic), or having genes (polygenic).
In these cases, it can also be pronounced /jeenik/ (long 'E').

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