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[fahy-toh-es-truh-juh n] /ˌfaɪ toʊˈɛs trə dʒən/

an estrogen-like compound occurring naturally in plants of the legume family and in grains, vegetables, and fruits.
any of various plant compounds which have oestrogenic properties


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    [fahy-tuh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌfaɪ təˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/ noun 1. the origin and development of plants. /ˌfaɪtəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/ noun 1. the branch of botany concerned with the origin and evolution of plants

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    [fahy-tuh-jen-ik] /ˌfaɪ təˈdʒɛn ɪk/ adjective 1. of plant origin. /ˌfaɪtəʊˈdʒɛnɪk/ adjective 1. derived from plants: coal is a phytogenic substance

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    [fahy-toh-jee-og-ruh-fee] /ˌfaɪ toʊ dʒiˈɒg rə fi/ noun 1. the science dealing with the geographical relationships of plants. /ˌfaɪtəʊdʒɪˈɒɡrəfɪ/ noun 1. the branch of botany that is concerned with the geographical distribution of plants phytogeography (fī’tō-jē-ŏg’rə-fē) The scientific study of the geographic distribution of plants. Also called geobotany. See more at biogeography.

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