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Definitions for exogenous
ɛkˈsɒdʒ ə nəsex·oge·nous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exogenous, exogenicadjective

    derived or originating externally


  1. exogenousadjective

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

  2. exogenousadjective

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


  1. exogenousadjective

    produced or originating outside of an organism

  2. exogenousadjective

    of a disease: having an external cause

  3. exogenousadjective

    of information: received from outside a group

  4. exogenousadjective

    descriptive of a group created by public as opposed to private information


  1. exogenous

    In a variety of contexts, exogeny or exogeneity (from Greek ἔξω éxō 'outside' and -γένεια -géneia 'to produce') is the fact of an action or object originating externally. It contrasts with endogeneity or endogeny, the fact of being influenced within a system.


  1. exogenous

    Exogenous refers to factors, influences or actions that originate from outside a system, model or an entity and have an impact or effect on the system, model or entity internally. These elements are external and are not controlled by the system itself. It is often used in various fields like economics, biology, medicine, meteorology, etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exogenousadjective

    pertaining to, or having the character of, an exogen; -- the opposite of endogenous

  2. Exogenousadjective

    growing by addition to the exterior

  3. Exogenousadjective

    growing from previously ossified parts; -- opposed to autogenous

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exogenous in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exogenous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of exogenous in a Sentence

  1. Gavin Parry:

    It's nice to see the Nikkei blast up above 17,000 points but it's hard to imagine that we'll hold this level with so much global uncertainty and geopolitical risk, it's only a matter of time before we see another exogenous shock that sends the yen higher due to its status as a safe-haven currency.

  2. David McCarthy:

    New ways of doing business are needed to deal with exogenous threats such as Amazon and discounter expansion, what is different this time is both the desire and need for the deal to work.

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