Definition of autogenous in English:


Syllabification: au·tog·e·nous
Pronunciation: /ôˈtäjənəs


  • 1Arising from within or from a thing itself.
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    • 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 solder or with a filler of the same metal as the pieces being welded.
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    • 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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