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autogenous

Line breaks: au¦togen|ous
Pronunciation: /ɔːˈtɒdʒɪnəs
 
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Definition of autogenous in English:

adjective

1Arising from within or from a thing itself.
Example sentences
  • Most clinical reports within the past 30 years state that autogenous vein is the grafting material of choice in traumatic wounds.
  • Because autogenous vaccines frequently contain high levels of endotoxin and other by-products found in the culture, they should be used with caution.
  • Many autogenous (or materials that come from the patient) can be utilized.
1.1(Of welding) done either without a filler or with a filler of the same metal as the pieces being welded.
Example sentences
  • Platz had been hired as a specialist in autogenous welding, which was quite a new technique at the time; because of his good technical insight.

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