Usage examples for endogenous

  1. Endogenous toxins are autogenerated. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  2. Certain it is that if Federation is to be brought about, the movement must be endogenous. – Town Life in Australia 1883 by R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny
  3. I may here notice the often repeated but mistaken assertion, that the petrified wood of the Western Arabian desert consists wholly of the stems of palms, or at least of endogenous vegetables. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh
  4. The word endogenous, inside- growing, is not, therefore, a correct one to describe the growth of most monocotyledons, for the growth takes place where the leaves originate, near the exterior of the stem. – Outlines of Lessons in Botany, Part I; From Seed to Leaf by Jane H. Newell
  5. Trees are either exogenous- that is to say, grow by means of successive layers on the outside; or they endogenous- which means that they are increased by layers in the inside. – In the Wilds of Africa by W.H.G. Kingston
  6. And it is not till Cainozoic times that we have the endogenous grasses and palms and angiospermous exogens. – Creation and Its Records by B.H. Baden-Powell
  7. They differ from the genuine epilepsy by the absence of the characteristic dementia, of attacks of petit mal, and by the fact that the seizures are never purely endogenous in origin. – Studies in Forensic Psychiatry by Bernard Glueck
  8. It remains for future inquirers to determine how transformation can have been effected without contact with the endogenous stone, where strata of dolomite are found to be interspersed in imestone. – COSMOS: A Sketch of the Physical Description of the Universe, Vol. 1 by Alexander von Humboldt
  9. However, he goes further and refers to endogenous intoxication, to disturbed states of the constitution, due to disturbances in glandular activity or to excess of certain internal secretions. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  10. As the same endogenous rock manifests almost every where the same degree of activity, so on the contrary, different rocks belonging to the same class, whether to the endogenous or the erupted, exhibit great differences in their character. – COSMOS: A Sketch of the Physical Description of the Universe, Vol. 1 by Alexander von Humboldt