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endogenous

 [en-doj´ĕ-nus]
produced within or caused by factors within the organism.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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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.
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endogenous

adjective Referring to or coming from within—e.g., a cell, tissue or organism.
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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]
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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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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]
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