Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having an origin from external causes: as, an exogenetic disease.

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

  • adjective (Biol.) Arising or growing from without; exogenous.

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  • adjective biology Arising or growing from without; exogenous.

Etymologies

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exo- +‎ genetic

Examples

  • They put both in an exogenetic apparatus and nurtured them to term.

    The Game Of Empire

  • They didn't care for the notion of genetic modification or exogenetic growth either.

    Explorations

  • They will take along germ plasm for exogenetic cultivation of domestic plants and animals-and of human infants, in order that population can grow fast enough to escape death through genetic drift.

    The Queen of Air and Darkness

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