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Exodus, Book of
EXODUS, THE
EXODUS, THE BOOK OF
Exody
exoenzyme
exoergic
exoergic reaction
exoerythrocytic
exogamic
exogamous
exogamy
exogen
Exogenetic
exogenic
Exogenous aneurism
exogenous depression
exogenous obesity
exogenously
Exogium
Exogloss
Exoglossum maxillingua
Exogonium purga
Exogyra
Exolete
Exolution
Exolve
Exomphalos
exon

exogenous definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: derived or originating externally [syn: exogenous, exogenic] [ant: endogenic, endogenous]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: French exogène exogenous, from exo- + -gène (from Greek -gen?s born) — more at -gen Date: 1830 1. produced by growth from superficial tissue <exogenous roots produced by leaves> 2. a. caused by factors (as food or a traumatic factor) or an agent (as a disease-producing organism) from outside the organism or system <exogenous obesity> <exogenous psychic depression> <exogenous market fluctuations> b. introduced from or produced outside the organism or system; specifically not synthesized within the organism or system • exogenously adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. Biol. growing or originating from outside. Derivatives: exogenously adv.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Exogenous Ex*og"e*nous, a. 1. (Bot.) Pertaining to, or having the character of, an exogen; -- the opposite of endogenous. 2. (Biol.) Growing by addition to the exterior. 3. (Anat.) Growing from previously ossified parts; -- opposed to autogenous. --Owen. Exogenous aneurism (Med.), an aneurism which is produced by causes acting from without, as from injury.



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