from The Century Dictionary.

  • Originating outside of the body; exogenetic.

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

  • adjective same as exogenous.

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  • adjective geology Originating on or above the surface of the earth; exogenetic

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  • adjective derived or originating externally


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  • The measure is applicable to natural and artificial adaptive systems in the absence of exogenic fitness criteria, unlike fitness-function-based measures of adaptation.

    Shannon Information and Biological Fitness - The Panda's Thumb

  • - exogenic dormancy which is related to the properties of the seed pericardium;

    1.1. Forests

  • To use Gergen’s 1985 dichotomy, with its external and internal referents, the focus is exogenic as opposed to endogenic, which is subjective or phenomenological.

    Handbook of Stress


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