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Autogenous

Autogenous
1. (Science: biology) self-generated; produced independently.
2. (Science: anatomy) Developed from an independent center of ossification. Autogenous soldering, the junction by fusion of the joining edges of metals without the intervention of solder.
Origin: gr.; selfroot of to be born.


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