Is there an adjective describing two events being effects of the same cause? For example, if A, B and C are events, such that A causes both B and C, I would like to state something along the lines of:



The relation between B and C is ADJECTIVE

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    Concomitant may be as close as you can get, conflating its attendant {AHD} and existing or occurring together; associative {Collins} senses. Jan 19, 2017 at 23:39
  • "Of common origin" would be an appropriate phrase for some contexts.
    – Hot Licks
    Jan 20, 2017 at 1:16
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    They are both results, or consequences, of A. There's nothing more you can say, unless the relations are such that they share something else. B and C can be entirely unrelated, beyond both resulting from A.
    – Drew
    Jan 20, 2017 at 2:32
  • I guess you're looking for more than 'connected', 'related', 'intertwined,or 'interelated'?
    – Tom22
    Jan 20, 2017 at 4:07

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As far as i can see using the hyphen and the,ed, can help with that so you can say (mutual-caused events) in order to say that both of the events share the same cause. For example blue-eyed girl or broken-hearted kid

  • Do you have any references for mutual-caused events with that meaning? That phrase sounds like it would mean events that cause each other. Also, what does "the,ed," (sic) mean?
    – Lawrence
    Feb 2, 2017 at 15:44

Cogenerated, unless that's too specific



B and C are congenetic.


congenetic adjective

having a common or similar origin

Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers

Also, B and C are congeneric.


congeneric ADJECTIVE

1.1 Of a related nature or origin.
‘the two sets were congeneric’

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