from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Biology Derived or developed from outside the body; originating externally.
- adj. Botany Characterized by the addition of layers of woody tissue.
- adj. Medicine Having a cause external to the body. Used of diseases.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. produced or originating outside of an organism
- adj. of a disease: having an external cause
- adj. of information: received from outside a group
- adj. descriptive of a group created by public as opposed to private information
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. derived from or originating outside; pertaining to, or having the character of, an exogen; -- the opposite of
- adj. Growing by addition to the exterior; growing by addition of a new external layer of cells on the surface just beneath the bark; -- of plants.
- adj. Growing from previously ossified parts; -- opposed to
- adj. caused by factors from outside the body, rather than from an abnormality of internal functions; -- of illness.
- adj. not synthesized within the organism; absorbed or assimilated from outside the organism.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Growing by additions on the outside; specifically, in botany, belonging to or characteristic of the class of exogens.
- Produced on the outside, as the spores of hyphomycetous and many other fungi; growing out from some part: specifically applied in anatomy to those processes of a vertebra which have no independent ossific centers of their own, but are mere outgrowths.
- In geology, applied by Von Humboldt to extrusive, volcanic rocks, in contrast to endogenous rocks. See endogenous, 3.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. derived or originating externally
PERPER: Well, definitely, she had a good what we call exogenous, outside reason for depression.
If the marketplace has withdrawn buyers, this is called exogenous liquidity risk a characteristic of the market which is a collection of buyers; a typical indicator here is an abnormally wide bid-ask spread.
For the record, my greatest concern with desiccated thyroid (or levothyroxine or T3) is when they prescribed in a manner that results in long-term exogenous hyperthyroidism.
Well I do not - when you used the word exogenous you threw me there.
He could avoid stacking the deck by basing predictions of future variables on their own past values, on the past values of other variables, and on what economists call "exogenous shocks."
It is also important to realize that markets go up and down and experience what economists refer to as exogenous shocks.
Those trees called exogenous grow by means of successive layers on the outside.
Wealth, social standing, reputation for power, knowledge of alternatives, and attention are not easily described as exogenous to the political process and political institutions.
_  Toxins are divided into two groups; namely exogenous, those formed in the alimentary canal from fermentation and decomposition following imperfect or faulty digestion.
In botany you learn of two kinds of plants -- those which grow by external accretions, as bulbs, which, are called exogenous? and plants which grow within outward, which are called endogenous A great philosopher has said that "man is that noble endogenous plant which grows, like the palm, from within outward."