catagenetic

\\|kad.əjə̇|ned.ik\ adjective
Etymology: from New Latin catagenesis, after English genesis: genetic
: of or relating to catagenesis

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • catagenetic — adj. of the retrogressive development of a species …   English contemporary dictionary

  • catagenetic — cata·ge·net·ic …   English syllables

  • catagenesis — catagenetic /kat euh jeuh net ik/, adj. /kat euh jen euh sis/, n. Biol. the retrogressive evolution of a species. Cf. anagenesis (def. 1). [1880 85; CATA + GENESIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • Sterane — Steranes are a class of 4 cyclic compounds derived from steroids or sterols via diagenetic and catagenetic degradation and saturation. They are sometimes used as biomarkers for the presence of eukaryotic cells. [http://www… …   Wikipedia

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