genus, genesis-, -gen, -gene, -genesis, -genetic, -genic, -geny, -genous

(Latin: birth, beget; descent, origin, creation, inception, beginning, race, sort; kind, class)

aerospace engineering (s) (noun), aerospace engineerings (pl)
The main branch of engineering pertaining to the design and construction of aircraft and space vehicles: Aerospace engineering is also concerned with power units, with the special problems of flight in both the Earth's atmosphere and in space, such as in the flight of air vehicles and the launching, guidance, and control of missiles, the Earth satellites, and space vehicles and probes.
agenesis (s) (noun), ageneses (pl)
A lack of development or absence of an organ or other body part: From time to time, a child is born with agenesis and so it may have an undeveloped or a missing body part.
autogenous (adjective), more autogenous, most autogenous
1. Originating within the body: "Autogenous reproduction of a species; such as, a female insect that does not have to feed on anything in order to produce viable eggs that will result in their offspring."
2. A term used by the Germans to mean self-generating or self-induced: "Autogenous exercises or training can refer to self-hypnosis; that is, making suggestions to oneself that can result in relaxation, calmness under stress, or even putting oneself to sleep."
benign (adjective), more benign, most benign
1. Descriptive of a person who has a kind and gentle disposition or appearance: Jim's benign and friendly countenance belied his stern personality and mannerisms.
2. Referring to a disorder which is not a threat to life or long-term health; especially, by being noncancerous: Dr. Anderson, the plastic surgeon, removed a benign, or harmless, growth from the side of Carol’s nose.
3. Pertaining to something which is neutral or harmless in its effect or influence and does not threaten one's health or life: Although benign forgetfulness is an inability to immediately remember a name or a date, the item is usually recalled in a short time.

Medical placebos are intended to have a benign effect on patients during medical research trials and experiments.
4. Relating to a condition which is mild or favorable in effect: Jack's family enjoyed their vacation at the lake because there was such a benign climate there.
5. A reference to a situation which is favorable for a recovery with appropriate management: The finance minister attempted to reassure voters that the economy was in a benign status and would improve soon.
6. Etymology: from Old French benigne, from Latin benignus, "good, kind"; literally, "well born", from bene, "well" + gignere, "to bear, to beget", from genus, "birth".

Pertaining to kindness and favorable treatment.
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benignant (adjective), more benignant, most benignant
1. Conveying kindness and graciousness in behavior or appearance: The actress, despite her fame, always displayed a benignant attitude towards her fans.
2. Relating to a favorable and desirable situation: There was a warm and benignant breeze blowing up from the river during the afternoon.
3. Descriptive of the kind and courteous behavior of a ruler towards his or her subjects: Once on the throne, the king, who had been young and foolish, was soon beloved by his subjects because of his benignant goodwill towards everyone.
Relating to being kind and gracious with employees.
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benignantly (adverb), more benignantly, most benignantly
Pertaining to a gentle or kindly manner; mildly; generously.
benignity (s) (noun), benignities (pl)
1. Relating to a kindness and gentleness of attitude and appearance: No one would call the actress particularly beautiful, but most people would agree that there is a benignity regarding her appearance that enhances her charm and fascinates all of those who associate with her.
2. A kind or gracious act: After a stressful week, Mrs. Challace, the famed lawyer, enjoyed being home and receiving many benignities from her family; all of whom helped her relax and forget the burdens related to her profession.
benignly (adverb), more benignly, most benignly
Relating to a mild type or characteristic that does not threaten health or life; harmless and inoffensive: The police officer benignly smiled at the motorist as he drove up next to the car while the driver was waiting for the traffic light to turn green.
bioengineering, biological engineering (s) (noun); bioengineerings, biological engineerings (pl)
1. The application of techniques to biological processes; such as, the creation of drugs utilizing bacteria, molds, yeasts, etc.
2. The design, manufacture, and use of replacements or aids for body parts or organs that have been removed or are defective; that is, artificial limbs, hearing aids, etc.
3. The application of methods for achieving biosynthesis of animal and plant products; such as, fermentation processes.
4. The design, manufacture, and use of equipment for industrial biological processes.
biogenesis (s) (noun), biogeneses (pl)
1. The generation of living things from other pre-existing life forms.
2. The principle that living organisms develop only from other living organisms and not from nonliving matter.
3. The theory that living things can arise only from other living things and cannot be spontaneously created.

A term presented by Thomas Huxley to the principle that life originates from pre-existing life only and never from nonliving material.

chemical engineering (s) (noun); (usually no plural)
The career branch of engineering that deals with the development and applications of manufacturing processes; such as, refinery processes, which chemically convert raw materials into a variety of products, which is usually concerned with the design and operations of chemical plants and equipment to perform such projects.
civil engineering (s) (noun) (no plural form)
A livelihood in science that includes planning, design, construction, and the maintenance of fixed structures and ground facilities for industry, for transportation, for use and control of water, for human occupancy, and for harbor facilities: Susanne now has a degree in civil engineering so she can help in the designing and the building of better roads, highways, and bridges for the infrastructure of her country.
congenial (adjective), more congenial, most congenial
1. Descriptive of something pleasant and which is suited to someone’s character or tastes: Sharon told Mike that she found it a very congenial and agreeable atmosphere in which to work with him and his staff.
2. Referring to a person, or to a  condition, that is compatible in tastes, interests, attitudes, or backgrounds: Shirley and Monroe had a carefree trip with their congenial travel companions.
3. Descriptive of an outgoing and pleasant character: Mark's mother has a congenial nature that makes her a well-loved person in the community.
A reference to having agreeble and similar agreements.
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In a congenial manner or having the same or very similar nature, personality, tastes, habits, or interests; friendly or sociable.
Compatibility between people; a pleasant disposition; friendly and sociable.