autogenous[ô täj′ə nəs]
- self-generated or self-generating
- produced in or obtained from one's own body: said esp. of a vaccine or tissue transplant
Origin of autogenousClassical Greek autogenēs (; from autos, self + genesis, birth: see genus) + -ous
- Produced from within; self-generating.
- Medicine Originating with the individual to whom applied: an autogenous graft; an autogenous vaccine.