What does Autogenous mean?

Autogenous meaning in General Dictionary

Self generated created individually

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  • originating in the torso
  • Self-generated; created individually.
  • Developed from a completely independent center of ossification.

Autogenous meaning in Medical Dictionary

Self-produced.


Autogenous meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"self-generated," 1846, previous autogeneal (1650s), from Greek autogenes "self-produced," from autos "self" (see auto-) + genetics "formation, creation" (see genus). Contemporary form and biological use of the word believed to have already been coined by English paleontologist Richard Owen (1804-1892).


Autogenous meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Self-generated; created independently.

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  • (a.) Developed from a completely independent center of ossification.

Sentence Examples with the word Autogenous

The introduction of acetylene dissolved under pressure in acetone contained in cylinders filled with porous material drew attention again to this use of the gas, and by using a special construction of blowpipe an oxy-acetylene flame is produced, which is far hotter than the oxy-hydrogen flame, and at the same time is so reducing in its character that it can be used for the direct autogenous welding of steel and many minor metallurgical processes.

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