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hy•po•gene



Pronunciation: (hī'pu-jēn", hip'u-), [key]
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).

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