exogenic vs exogenous what difference

what is difference between exogenic and exogenous

English

Etymology

exo- +‎ -genic

Adjective

exogenic (comparative more exogenic, superlative most exogenic)

  1. (geology) Originating on or above the surface of the earth; exogenetic.
  2. Existing or arising outside of a system

See also

  • endogenic


English

Etymology

exo- +‎ -genous

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /ɛk.ˈsɑd͡ʒ.ə.nəs/

Adjective

exogenous (not comparable)

  1. Having an external cause.
    1. (biology) Produced or originating outside of an organism.
    2. (biology) Growing as an exogen, by successive additions to the outside.
    3. (medicine, of a disease) Having a cause external to the infected organism.
    4. (economics, of a model) Being or relating to a change that comes from outside the model and is not explained by the model.
    5. (databases, of a key) A key that has no meaning such as an automatically generated ID number, usually accompanied by a name or title which DOES have meaning.

Synonyms

  • exogenetic

Antonyms

  • endogenous

Related terms

  • exogeny
  • exogeneity
  • exogenousity

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