Definition of nematogen in English:

nematogen

noun

  • 1Zoology. In certain mesozoans: an adult form that can reproduce asexually via a vermiform larval stage or give rise to the sexual adult form (rhombogen).

  • 2Physical Chemistry. A substance which can under certain conditions behave as a nematic liquid crystal.

Origin

Late 19th century. From nemato- + -gen.

Pronunciation

nematogen

/ˈnɛmətədʒ(ə)n//ˈnimətədʒ(ə)n//nəˈmatədʒ(ə)n/