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Autogenous

Source : Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

Autogenous \Au*tog"e*nous\, a.
   Autogenetic.

Autogenous \Au*tog"e*nous\, a. [Gr. ?; ? self + root of ? to be
   born.]
   1. (Biol.) Self-generated; produced independently.

   2. (Anat.) Developed from an independent center of
      ossification. --Owen.

   {Autogenous soldering}, the junction by fusion of the joining
      edges of metals without the intervention of solder.

Source : WordNet®

autogenous
     adj : originating within the body [syn: {autogenic}] [ant: {heterogenous}]
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