autogenous

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au·tog·e·nous

adjective \-ˈtä-jə-nəs\

Definition of AUTOGENOUS

1
:  produced independently of external influence or aid :  endogenous
2
:  originating or derived from sources within the same individual <an autogenous graft>
3
:  not requiring a meal of blood to produce eggs <autogenous mosquitoes>
au·tog·e·nous·ly adverb
au·tog·e·ny \-ˈtä-jə-nē\ noun

Variants of AUTOGENOUS

au·tog·e·nous also au·to·gen·ic \ˌ-tə-ˈje-nik\

Origin of AUTOGENOUS

Greek autogenēs, from aut- + -genēs born, produced — more at -gen
First Known Use: 1826

au·tog·e·nous

adjective \-ˈtäj-ə-nəs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AUTOGENOUS

1
: produced independently of external influence or aid : endogenous
2
: orginating or derived from sources within the same individual <an autogenous graft> <autogenous vaccine>
3
: not requiring a meal of blood to produce eggs <autogenous mosquitoes>
au·tog·e·nous·ly adverb
au·tog·e·ny \-ˈtäj-ə-nē\ noun, plural au·tog·e·nies

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