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en·dog·e·nous

 (ĕn-dŏj′ə-nəs)
adj.
1. Originating internally.
2. Originating or produced within an organism, tissue, or cell: endogenous hormones.

en·dog′e·nous·ly adv.
en·dog′e·ny n.
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endogenous

(ɛnˈdɒdʒɪnəs)
adj
1. (Biology) biology developing or originating within an organism or part of an organism: endogenous rhythms.
2. having no apparent external cause: endogenous depression.
enˈdogenously adv
enˈdogeny n
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en•dog•e•nous

(ɛnˈdɒdʒ ə nəs)

also en•do•gen•ic

(ˌɛn doʊˈdʒɛn ɪk)

adj.
1. originating, developing, or proceeding from within.
2. of or pertaining to anabolic metabolism within cells.
[1825–35]
en`do•ge•nic′i•ty (-dʒəˈnɪs ɪ ti) n.
en•dog′e•nous•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.endogenous - of or resembling an endogen
2.endogenous - derived or originating internally
exogenic, exogenous - derived or originating externally
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Translations

endogenous

[ˌenˈdɒdʒɪnəs] ADJendógeno
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en·dog·e·nous

, endogenic
a. endógeno-a, que ocurre debido a factores internos del organismo.
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In recent times, there has been considerable emphasis on focusing on endogenous growth (see, for example, Stimson, Stough and Roberts, 2006; Johansson et al., 2001; Stimson, Stough and Nijkamp, 2011; Stimson and Stough (with Salazar), 2009) providing a framework for measuring and modelling spatial variation in endogenous regional economic performance over time.
Spontaneous SCE and [gamma]H2AX formation has been observed in human cells where they are believed to be the result of endogenous DNA damage that causes collapsed replication forks and DNA double-stand breaks (DSBs) during mitosis.