Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A self-sustaining organism, as contrasted with one that is dependent upon others.

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Examples

  • Ms. Nakazawa introduces a term, “autogen,” used to describe chemical triggers of autoimmune disease, drawing upon the term “carcinogen,” which denotes chemical triggers of cancer.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Recent studies into how differently individuals process one particular autogen, the heavy metal mercury, bear this out all too perfectly.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Specifically, the flow cytometer told Gilbert that in the mice exposed to TCE, a T-cell activation molecule, CD44, was acting differently than it would have if there had been no autogen.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • The term “autogen,” I believe, might prove useful for this purpose, and I will use that term to describe chemical triggers to autoimmune disease throughout the remainder of this book.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Lead, a well-documented neurotoxin, is not a substance that scientists have studied a great deal as a trigger of autoimmune disease, or autogen.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Ms. Nakazawa introduces a term, “autogen,” used to describe chemical triggers of autoimmune disease, drawing upon the term “carcinogen,” which denotes chemical triggers of cancer.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Recent studies into how differently individuals process one particular autogen, the heavy metal mercury, bear this out all too perfectly.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • The term “autogen,” I believe, might prove useful for this purpose, and I will use that term to describe chemical triggers to autoimmune disease throughout the remainder of this book.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Lead, a well-documented neurotoxin, is not a substance that scientists have studied a great deal as a trigger of autoimmune disease, or autogen.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Specifically, the flow cytometer told Gilbert that in the mice exposed to TCE, a T-cell activation molecule, CD44, was acting differently than it would have if there had been no autogen.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

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