Definition of hypogene in English:

hypogene

adjective

Geology
  • Producing or occurring under the surface of the earth.

    • ‘As fluids moved out from the intrusions, hypogene mineralization progressed in four stages.’
    • ‘It has been somewhat tentatively identified as a primary hypogene mineral in several deposits.’
    • ‘He concluded that the pearceite was probably hypogene and did not result from secondary, supergene enrichment.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from hypo- under + Greek genēs -born, of a certain kind.

Pronunciation:

hypogene

/ˈhīpəˌjēn/