Medical Dictionary


adj en·dog·e·nous \en-ˈdäj-ə-nəs\

Medical Definition of ENDOGENOUS

:  growing from or on the inside <endogenous spores>
:  caused by factors within the body or mind or arising from internal structural or functional causes <endogenous malnutrition> <endogenous psychic depression>
:  relating to or produced by metabolic synthesis in the body <endogenous opioids> <endogenous amino acids>—compare exogenous
en·dog·e·nous·ly adverb

Variants of ENDOGENOUS

en·dog·e·nous also en·do·gen·ic \ˌen-də-ˈjen-ik\


July 04, 2015
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