from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as exogamy.
  • noun In sporozoans, sporulation taking place after the cyst has left the host, as in Gregarinida and Coccidiidea generally. See endogeny.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Influence by external forces.
  • noun Growth on the outside or near the surface.
  • noun botany A division of woody plants whose stem is formed by successive accretions to the outside of the wood under the bark
  • noun anatomy A phase in the life cycle of a hair follicle in which a hair exits the follicle.
  • noun anthropology Exogamy.


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  • Of or pertaining to that which is foreign to an environment. Antonyms: autochthonous, indigeny.

    May 14, 2007