The definition of exogenous is developing from the outside.(adjective)
An example of exogenous used as an adjective is in the phrase "an exogenous shell," which means a shell on the outside.
See exogenous in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: exogen + -ous
See exogenous in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French exogène
Origin: : Greek exō-, exo-
Origin: + French -gène, -gen.
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