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

 ex·og·e·nous /ɛkˈsɑʤənəs/

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

 ex·og·e·nous /ˌɛksoˈʤɛnɪk/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
 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.
 3. Anat. Growing from previously ossified parts; -- opposed to autogenous.
 Exogenous aneurism Med., an aneurism which is produced by causes acting from without, as from injury.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : derived or originating externally [syn: exogenic] [ant: endogenous,