from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Self-produced.
  • adj. Independent of a medium.
  • adj. Performed by fusing the parts to be joined without adding solder.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. self-generated; self-produced.
  • adj. originating within the body; -- oposite of heterogenous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Self-produced; independent of a medium: specifically applied to a process of soldering in which pieces of metal are united by fusing the parts to be joined. See autogenous.
  • Same as authigenic.

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

  • adj. originating within the body


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  • We used a program called autogenic training and desensitization.

    Life of Brian:

  • From Buffalo to Arizona, from Boston to Oklahoma, we live in an increasingly complex sea of autogenic agents.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Each of us has a different genetic susceptibility to autoimmunity, and we each also carry very different degrees of genetic ability to withstand the onslaughts of chronic toxic autogenic hits from the day-to-day environment in which we live.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Those who suffer chronic pain have been shown to tolerate pain better when they practice autogenic training.


  • Meditation uses the mind to relax the body; autogenic training uses the sensations of heaviness and warmth to relax the body and then extends the relaxation to the mind by employing imagery.


  • If you can create warmth and heaviness in your body when you practice autogenic training or reduce your blood pressure by meditating, you can gain control of many physical processes that used to be considered automatic responses.


  • If you want to take your relaxation deeper, you can use imagery to relax your mind even more, after you have gone through the autogenic script.


  • In general, those who regularly practice autogenic training raise their stress tolerance.


  • Numerous studies have shown that autogenic training has a positive effect on the following conditions: lower-back pain, asthma, diabetes, ulcers, hemorrhoids, indigestion, constipation, and tuberculosis.


  • •The warmth and heaviness employed in autogenic training can ease the pain of aching muscles.



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