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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exogenous  \Ex*og"e*nous\,  a. 
  1.  (Bot.)  Pertaining  to  or  having  the  character  of  an 
  exogen;  --  the  opposite  of  endogenous. 
 
  2.  (Biol.)  Growing  by  addition  to  the  exterior. 
 
  3.  (Anat.)  Growing  from  previously  ossified  parts  --  opposed 
  to  {autogenous}.  --Owen. 
 
  {Exogenous  aneurism}  (Med.),  an  aneurism  which  is  produced  by 
  causes  acting  from  without  as  from  injury. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exogenous 
  adj  :  derived  or  originating  externally  [ant:  {endogenous}] 




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