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exogenous

ex`og´e`nous
a.1.(Bot.) derived from or originating outside; pertaining to, or having the character of, an exogen; - the opposite of endogenous.
2.(Bot.) Growing by addition to the exterior; growing by addition of a new external layer of cells on the surface just beneath the bark; - of plants.
3.(Anat.) Growing from previously ossified parts; - opposed to autogenous.
4.(Med.) caused by factors from outside the body, rather than from an abnormality of internal functions; - of illness.
5.(Biol., Biochem.) not synthesized within the organism; absorbed or assimilated from outside the organism.
Exogenous aneurism
(Med.) an aneurism which is produced by causes acting from without, as from injury.
Adj.1.exogenous - derived or originating externally
Synonyms: exogenic
Antonyms:
endogenic, endogenous - derived or originating internally
endogenic, endogenous, exogenic
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