Definition of metamorphogenic in English:

metamorphogenic

adjective

  • 1Biology. Promoting or giving rise to metamorphosis. rare.

  • 2Geology. Occurring or produced as a result of metamorphism.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. From metamorph- + -o- + -genic.

Pronunciation

metamorphogenic

/ˌmɛtəˌmɔːfə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪk/