Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having an origin from internal causes: as, endogenetic diseases.
  • Formed directly from solutions, as a rock, whether from silicate solutions (igneous magmas), aqueous solutions, or gaseous solutions (sublimation), including those formed through organic agencies.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Biol.) Relating to or arising from an internal process; same as endogenous.
  • adjective (Geol.) Relating to the interior of the earth; of or pertaining to a metamorphic process occurring within a planet. Opposed to exogenetic.

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  • adjective biology endogenous

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  • adjective of rocks formed or occurring beneath the surface of the earth

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Examples

  • They differed, however, from this, in being accompanied by clear consciousness, and in not being endogenetic in their occurrence, but distinctive reactive manifestations to definite situations.

    Studies in Forensic Psychiatry

  • Siefert [9] was the first to clearly differentiate the purely endogenetic disorders from those dependent upon a degenerative soil, and evoked exclusively by outside influences.

    Studies in Forensic Psychiatry

  • i hav endogenetic health problms, my parents loves me so much n they cnt see me in this situation. wat shud i do? en Español

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