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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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For both risk-reduction instruments, an increased desire to smooth consumption is associated with a higher level of effort if and only if current consumption is above an endogenously obtained threshold.
It is interesting, however, that if both firms face the same cost of obtaining information, market leadership never arises endogenously.
When the sex hormones are produced endogenously and released into the bloodstream, or they originate from some form of exogenous delivery (most common are oral, topical, vaginal, troche), most of the active hormones (97-98%) are bound up by specific proteins as mentioned earlier.
This experiment was very similar to Experiment 1, but the target was highly likely to be presented at the central location, thus encouraging participants to endogenously disengage attention from the peripherally cued location and move it back to the centre.
This endogenously determined the intervention point differs from the original HMZ study, which uses 1994 as the starting point of the intervention.
Internal governance variables may be endogenously determined with excess stakeholder management.
Lupus vulgaris (LV) is usually a re-infection of tuberculosis of the skin and this is acquired either exogenously by direct inoculation of the bacilli or endogenously by hematogenous or lymphatic spread from an underlying infected focus.
LXs and Rvs are endogenously generated during the spontaneous resolution phase.
Once taken into the diet, vitamin D undergoes a series of activation steps endogenously.
They study a stochastic, discrete-time, two-sector optimal growth model in which the production of the homogeneous consumption good uses a Cobb-Douglas technology, combining physical capital and an endogenously determined share of human capital.
It is endogenously produced to aid in blood clotting, a process that requires protein molecules to form interlinked complex structures.
It is also produced endogenously when ultraviolet rays from sunlight strike the skin and trigger vitamin D synthesis.