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in·dig·e·nous

(in-dij'ĕ-nŭs),
Native; natural to the country or region where found.
[L. indigenus, born in fr. indu, within (old form of in), + G. -gen, producing]
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indigenous

(ĭn-dĭj′ə-nəs)
adj.
1. Originating, growing, or produced in a certain place or region.
2.
a. Being a member of the original inhabitants of a particular place.
b. Of, belonging to, or characteristic of such inhabitants.

in·dig′e·nous·ly adv.
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in·dig·e·nous

(in-dij'ĕ-nŭs)
Native; natural to the country or region where found.
[L. indigenus, born in fr. indu, within (old form of in), + G. -gen, producing]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

indigenous

native, not introduced by man.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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