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endogenous

 [en-doj´ĕ-nus]
produced within or caused by factors within the organism.

en·dog·e·nous

(en-doj'ĕ-nŭs),
Originating or produced within the organism or one of its parts.
Synonym(s): endogenic
[endo- + G. -gen, production]

endogenous

/en·dog·e·nous/ (en-doj´ĕ-nus) produced within or caused by factors within the organism.

endogenous

(ĕn-dŏj′ə-nəs)
adj.
1. Originating internally.
2. Originating or produced within an organism, tissue, or cell: endogenous hormones.

en·dog′e·nous·ly adv.
en·dog′e·ny n.

endogenous

[endoj′ənəs]
Etymology: Gk, endon + genein, to produce
1 growing within the body.
2 originating from within the body or produced from internal causes, such as a disease caused by the structural or functional failure of an organ or system. Compare exogenous. endogenic, adj.

endogenous

adjective Referring to or coming from within—e.g., a cell, tissue or organism.

en·dog·e·nous

, endogenic (en-doj'ĕ-nŭs, endō-jenik)
Originating or produced within the organism or one of its parts.
[endo- + G. -gen, production]

endogenous

Occurring without an obvious cause external to the body, and believed to result from an internal cause. A person depressed by a succession of calamities is said to have exogenous depression. In the absence of external causes, depression is said to be endogenous.

endogenous

(of growth or production) from within the body, for example, the development of new roots from the PERICYCLE of the old ROOT. Compare EXOGENOUS.

endogenous

made within the body.

endogenous

originating from within the organism

endogenous (en·dˑ·j·ns),

adj produced internally; made by the body.

en·dog·e·nous

, endogenic (en-doj'ĕ-nŭs, endō-jenik )
Originating or produced within the organism or one of its parts.
[endo- + G. -gen, production]

endogenous (endoj´ənəs),

adj originating within.

endogenous

produced within or caused by factors within the organism.

endogenous analgesic system
includes the secretion by the brain of endorphins in response to the central perception of pain.
endogenous calcium
calcium contributed to the feces by the intestinal secretions.
endogenous feline oncornavirus
endogenous magnesium
magnesium contributed to the feces by the intestinal secretions.
endogenous pain
caused by factors within the body, e.g. stretching of mesentery.
endogenous sarcoma virus
see feline sarcoma virus.
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Women with BMI values greater than 27 tended to have higher than average levels of all three endogenous estrogens, compared with normal weight women.
macroeconomic time series and find that endogenous cycles play a fundamental role in characterizing the data generation process.
Even after being hobbled, these endogenous retroviruses can still sometimes make their proteins.
The first group consists of countries in which the hypothesis of an endogenous character of the money supply is rejected.
The Phase 2 clinical trial is a two-part multicenter study consisting of a six-week open-label intra-subject dose-escalation period and a 4-week double-blind randomised withdrawal period to assess the efficacy and safety of orally-administered ATR-101 in patients with endogenous Cushing's syndrome.
It has been demonstrated that fruit set and early development are mainly induced by endogenous hormones produced in the ovaries, such as auxins and gibberellins (GAs), which have been described in the ovaries of pollinated or parthenocarpic fruits [5], or the exogenous application of hormones to unpollinated ovaries [6-7].
The standardized digestibility is a good alternative to expressing the P content of feedstuffs for pigs, mainly because fecal endogenous losses of P are relatively easy to measure.
the technological progress is an endogenous factor, a product of economic activity, different from the previous theories, in which it was, also, exogenous in nature, produced by external forces out of the market.
a biotechnology company whose intellectual property includes applications of square-waveform time-varying electromagnetic frequencies to promote the mobilization, expansion and homing of endogenous stem cells to the sites of injury so that the body can repair itself.
Adolescence is a critical period of bone mineralization, which is mediated by endogenous estradiol.
Its gastroprotective mechanism in ethanol-induced ulcer were partly due to intensification in the endogenous production of nitric oxide, an antioxidant effect by replenishing depletion of endogenous nonprotein sulfhydryls and attenuation of tumor necrosis factor-a increase, whereas in indomethacin ulcer, it is partly due to a reduction in the plasma level of leukotriene B(4).