Definition of hypogene in English:

hypogene

Pronunciation /ˈhīpəˌjēn/ /ˈhaɪpəˌdʒin/

adjective

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

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

Origin

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

Pronunciation

hypogene

/ˈhīpəˌjēn/ /ˈhaɪpəˌdʒin/