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autogenous

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adjective au·tog·e·nous \ȯ-ˈtä-jə-nəs\

Definition of autogenous

  1. 1 :  produced independently of external influence or aid :  endogenous

  2. 2 :  originating or derived from sources within the same individual <an autogenous graft>

  3. 3 :  not requiring a meal of blood to produce eggs <autogenous mosquitoes>

au·tog·e·nous·ly adverb
au·tog·e·nyplay \ȯ-ˈtä-jə-nē\ noun


Variants of autogenous

also au·to·gen·ic play \ˌȯ-tə-ˈje-nik\

Origin of autogenous

Greek autogenēs, from aut- + -genēs born, produced — more at -gen


First Known Use: 1826


Medical Dictionary

autogenous

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adjective au·tog·e·nous \ȯ-ˈtäj-ə-nəs\

Medical Definition of autogenous

  1. 1:  produced independently of external influence or aid :  endogenous

  2. 2:  orginating or derived from sources within the same individual <an autogenous graft> <autogenous vaccine>

  3. 3:  not requiring a meal of blood to produce eggs <autogenous mosquitoes>

  4. au·tog·e·nous·ly adverb
    au·tog·e·ny \ȯ-ˈtäj-ə-nē\play noun, plural au·tog·e·nies




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