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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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His research interests include the physiology and pathology of endogenous pain modulation and the impact of spinal pain on autonomic regulation in humans and rodents.
This study investigated whether partial sleep loss altered endogenous pain inhibition and reports of spontaneous pain.
In the future we'll likely have his and her painkillers, and our ability to harness endogenous pain resources such as cytokines and endorphins will use the body's own painkillers to greater effect.