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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.
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Since exogenous factors can both create and shift perceptions rapidly, marketing a low-sulfite wine may be more suited to attract health and environmentally conscious customers initially, with a subsequent focus on brand loyalry and quality to retain them in the long run.
exogenous factors, our internal operating indicators remain positive.
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According to OSEOK, the Index will prove to be an important and pioneering instrument on a national and European level, providing data and trends in the construction industry, and the degree to which it is affected by exogenous factors, such as the financial crisis.
David Blake of Jupiter Asset Management, however, said: "Historically, stock markets do tend to rise in an election year and, while this has often been the case in the past, it is important to bear in mind exogenous factors which may affect markets".
Talk of the eurozone crisis and the growth of Brazil and China is interesting, but it is fruitless focusing on exogenous factors beyond our control.