geno-, gen-, genit-, gener-, -gen

(Greek > Latin: race, kind; line of descent; origin, creation; pertaining to sexual relations, reproduction, or heredity; and more recently, a gene or genes)

abiogenesis (s) (noun), abiogeneses (pl)
1. The (supposed) origin or evolution of living organisms from lifeless matter without the action of living parents; spontaneous generation (introduced by Professor Thomas H. Huxley when addressing the British Association at Liverpool, September, 1870): Our professor explained the theory of abiogenesis when we were learning about the evolution of species.
2. The now discredited theory that living organisms can be spontaneously generated directly from nonliving matter: There are conflicts as to whether abiogenesis has any validity.
3. Spontaneous generation; the concept that life can simply arise spontaneously from nonliving matter by natural processes without the intervention of supernatural powers: There have been many throughout history who have strived to disprove the theory of abiogenesis.
abiogenetic (adjective) (not comparable)
Of or pertaining to that which does not result from the activities of living organisms: The former abiogenetic theory that plant and animal life can spontaneously arise from nonliving organic matter in a relatively short period of time has been rejected by just about everyone.
abiogenetically (adverb) (not comparable)
Relating to a condition of not being involved in or produced by living organisms: On TV, the biologists argued about how impractical it would be if any abiogenetically spontaneous existence of life could possibly exist.
abiogenous (adjective) (not comparable)
Pertaining to the coming into existence without springing from previous living beings: There are those who claim that abiogenous creatures were produced spontaneously without any previous living ancestors.
A plant, such as a fern or moss, having a perennial stem with the growing point at the tip.
Undue, or abnormal, growth of the extremities (hands or feet) resulting in deformity.
The production of radiation.
Originating from glandular tissue.
adermogenesis (s) (noun), adermogeneses (pl)
An imperfect development of the skin of a newborn baby.
adipogenesis (s), adipogeneses (pl) (nouns)
The formation of fat or fatty tissue: "Adipogenesis is the transformation of nonfat food materials into body fat."

"The production and accumulation of fat: "The formation of nonfat food materials into body fat is a process called adipogenesis."

A reference to the production of fat, either fatty degeneration or fatty infiltration; also applied to the normal deposition of fat or to the conversion of carbohydrate or protein to fat. Also, lipogenic.
A combination of obesity and retarded development of sex glands resulting from impaired function of pituitary and hypothalamus.
adrenogenic, adrenogenous
Originating from the adrenal.