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ex·og·e·nous

 (ĕk-sŏj′ə-nəs)
adj.
1. Originating externally: an exogenous model of economic growth.
2. Originating or produced from outside a cell, tissue, or organism: exogenous antioxidants.

[French exogène : Greek exō-, exo- + French -gène, -gen.]

ex·og′e·nous·ly adv.
ex·og′e·ny (-ə-mē) n.
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exogenous

(ɛkˈsɒdʒɪnəs)
adj
1. having an external origin
2. (Biology) biology
a. developing or originating outside an organism or part of an organism
b. of or relating to external factors, such as light, that influence an organism
3. (Psychiatry) psychiatry (of a mental illness) caused by external factors
exˈogenously adv
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ex•og•e•nous

(ɛkˈsɒdʒ ə nəs)

adj.
originating from outside; derived externally.
[1820–30]
ex•og′e•nism, n.
ex•og′e•nous•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.exogenous - derived or originating externally
endogenic, endogenous - derived or originating internally
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Translations

ex·og·e·nous

a. exógeno-a, externo-a, que se origina fuera del organismo.
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