Exogenous aneurism
exogenous ex*og"e*nous, a. 1. (Bot.) derived from or originating outside; pertaining to, or having the character of, an exogen; -- the opposite of {endogenous}.

Syn: exogenetic. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) 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. [1913 Webster]

3. (Anat.) Growing from previously ossified parts; -- opposed to {autogenous}. --Owen. [1913 Webster]

4. (Med.) caused by factors from outside the body, rather than from an abnormality of internal functions; -- of illness. [PJC]

5. (Biol., Biochem.) not synthesized within the organism; absorbed or assimilated from outside the organism. [PJC]

{Exogenous aneurism} (Med.), an aneurism which is produced by causes acting from without, as from injury. [1913 Webster] ||


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  • exogenous — ex*og e*nous, a. 1. (Bot.) derived from or originating outside; pertaining to, or having the character of, an exogen; the opposite of {endogenous}. Syn: exogenetic. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Growing by addition to the exterior; growing by addition …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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