[ek-soj-uh-nuh s] /ɛkˈsɒdʒ ə nəs/
originating from outside; derived externally.
Pathology. (of a disease) externally caused rather than resulting from conditions within the organism.
Biochemistry. of or noting the metabolic assimilation of proteins or other metabolites, the elimination of nitrogenous catabolites being in direct proportion to the amount of metabolites taken in.
Geology. (def 1).
having an external origin
(psychiatry) (of a mental illness) caused by external factors
1830, from Modern Latin exogenus (on model of indigenus); see exo- + -genous.
exogenous ex·og·e·nous (ěk-sŏj’ə-nəs)
Originating or produced from outside an organism, tissue, or cell. Compare endogenous.
[ek-sohm] /ˈɛk soʊm/ noun 1. Genetics. the portions of a gene or genome that code information for protein synthesis; the in the human genome.
exomphalos ex·om·pha·los (ěk-sŏm’fə-lŏs’, -ləs) n.
[ek-son] /ˈɛk sɒn/ noun 1. (in Britain) one of four yeomen of the guard who act as commanding officers in the absence of higher authority. [ek-son] /ˈɛk sɒn/ noun, Genetics. 1. any portion of an interrupted gene that is represented in the RNA product and is translated into protein. /ˈɛksɒn/ noun 1. (Brit) one of […]
[ek-soh-nahr-theks] /ˌɛk soʊˈnɑr θɛks/ noun 1. a covered walk, vestibule, or situated before a ; an outer .