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exogenous

 [eks-oj´ĕ-nus]
1. developed or originating outside the organism, as exogenous disease.
2. growing by additions to the outside.

ex·og·e·nous

(eks-oj'ĕ-nŭs),
Originating or produced outside of the organism.
Synonym(s): ectogenous, exogenetic
[exo- + G. -gen, production]

exogenous

/ex·og·e·nous/ (ek-soj´ĕ-nus) originating outside or caused by factors outside the organism.

exogenous

(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.

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

exogenous

[igzoj′ənəs]
Etymology: Gk, exo + genein, to produce
1 outside the body.
2 originating outside the body or an organ of the body or produced from external causes, such as a disease caused by a bacterial or viral agent foreign to the body. Compare endogenous. exogenic, adj.

ex·og·e·nous

(eks-oj'ĕ-nŭs)
Originating or produced outside of the organism.
Synonym(s): ectogenous.
[exo- + G. -gen, production]

exogenous

Having an external origin or cause.

exogenous

  1. originating from or due to external causes.
  2. developing near the surface of an organism, as in the development of axillary buds in plants.

exogenous

originating or produced outside the body or organ

ex·og·e·nous

(eks-oj'ĕ-nŭs)
Originating or produced outside of the organism.
Synonym(s): ectogenous.
[exo- + G. -gen, production]

exogenous (eksoj´ənəs),

adj originating or caused by aspects external to a body.

exogenous

originating outside or caused by factors outside the organism.

exogenous fecal contents
e.g. calcium taken in with the diet but not absorbed; is distinct from endogenous calcium which is contributed by the body.
exogenous photodynamic agent
agent contributed by the environment; may be a primary agent or a hepatoxin.