Go to 'thermo-' entry Go to 'dino-' entry Go to 'chondro-' entry Go to 'aero-' entry Go to '-logy' entry Go to 'thaumato-' entry Go to 'nano-' entry Go to '-sophy' entry Go to 'bucco-' entry Go to '-ism' entry Go to '-lysis' entry Go to 'galacto-' entry Go to '-anthropy' entry Go to 'pneumo-' entry Go to '-ploitation' entry Go to '-lithic' entry Go to '-sepalous' entry Go to 'onco-' entry Go to '-parous' entry Go to 'dermato-' entry Go to 'multi-' entry Go to 'dodeca-' entry Go to '-zoon' entry Go to 'vermi-' entry Go to 'crystallo-' entry Go to 'biblio-' entry Go to 'eco-' entry Go to 'juxta-' entry Go to 'facio-' entry
Affixes: the building blocks of English
Affixes: the building blocks of English

-gony

Production, genesis or origination.

[Greek -gonia, begetting.]

Cosmogony (Greek kosmos, world) is a theory about the creation of the universe, or the branch of science concerned; sporogony is the asexual process of spore formation in parasitic sporozoans; schizogony (Greek skhizein, to split) refers to asexual reproduction by multiple fission; theogony (Greek theos, god) the genealogy of a group or system of gods. Whilst agony also comes from Greek, it has a different source: agōn, contest.

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