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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 en·dog·e·nous /ɛnˈdɑʤənəs/
 (a.)內生的;內因性的

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 en·dog·e·nous /ˌɛndəˈʤɛnɪk/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·dog·e·nous a.
 1. Bot. Increasing by internal growth and elongation at the summit, instead of externally, and having no distinction of pith, wood, and bark, as the rattan, the palm, the cornstalk.
 2. Biol. Originating from within; increasing by internal growth.
 Endogenous multiplication Biol., a method of cell formation, seen in cells having a cell wall. The nucleus and protoplasm divide into two distinct masses; these in turn become divided and subdivided, each division becoming a new cell, until finally the original cell wall is ruptured and the new cells are liberated (see Segmentation, and Illust. of Cell Division, under Division). This mode of growth is characteristic of many forms of cells, both animal and vegetable.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 endogenous
      adj 1: of or resembling an endogen
      2: derived or originating internally [syn: endogenic] [ant: exogenous,
          exogenous]