autogenous

adjective
au·​tog·​e·​nous | \ ˌȯ-ˈtä-jə-nəs How to pronounce autogenous (audio) \
variants: also autogenic \ ˌȯ-​tə-​ˈje-​nik How to pronounce autogenic (audio) \

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

Other Words from autogenous

autogenously adverb
autogeny \ ˌȯ-​ˈtä-​jə-​nē How to pronounce autogeny (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of autogenous

1826, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for autogenous

Gk autogenēs, fr. aut- + -genēs born, produced — more at -gen

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autogenous

adjective
au·​tog·​e·​nous | \ ȯ-ˈtäj-ə-nəs How to pronounce autogenous (audio) \

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

Other Words from autogenous

autogenously adverb
autogeny \ ȯ-​ˈtäj-​ə-​nē How to pronounce autogeny (audio) \ noun, plural autogenies

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