Definition of mesogenic in English:

mesogenic

adjective

  • 1Veterinary Medicine and Virology. Designating strains of Newcastle disease virus that replicate moderately rapidly and are moderately virulent; of, relating to, or consisting of such a strain.

  • 2Physical Chemistry. Designating a compound or group that typically confers properties of a liquid crystal on compounds that incorporate it, such as in polymerization; of or relating to this attribute.

Origin

1950s. From meso- + -genic.

Pronunciation

mesogenic

/ˌmɛsə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪk/