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Definition of "endogenous" []

  • Produced or growing from within. (adjective)
  • Originating or produced within an organism, tissue, or cell: endogenous secretions. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "endogenous" in a sentence
  • "And as I said, thank goodness it was time-limited, but it made me realize that there are people who are suffering with what we call endogenous depression."
  • "Note: for more info on these chunks of viruses in DNA, google the phrase endogenous retroviruses."
  • "If the seller's position is large relative to the market, this is called endogenous liquidity risk a feature of the seller."