Definition of cryptogenous in English:

cryptogenous

adjective

rare
  • Of unknown or undetermined origin or cause; (Medicine) = "cryptogenic".

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Canadian Naturalist & Geologist. From crypto- + -genous, originally after German kryptogen.

Pronunciation

cryptogenous

/krɪpˈtɒdʒɪnəs/