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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Produced from within; self-generating.
  • adj. Medicine Originating with the individual to which applied: an autogenous graft; an autogenous vaccine.

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  • adj. produced independent from an external cause or influence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Self-generated; produced independently.
  • adj. Developed from an independent center of ossification.
  • adj. Autogenetic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as autogenous.
  • Self-produced; self-generated; coming forth independently.
  • Same as autogenic. Also autogeneous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. originating within the body

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