Definition of mammogen in English:

mammogen

noun

Physiology
  • Any substance that has mammogenic activity (originally believed to be one or two specific growth factors).

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Endocrinology. From mammo- + -gen, after mammogenic.

Pronunciation

mammogen

/ˈmamə(ʊ)dʒ(ə)n//ˈmamə(ʊ)dʒɛn/