- found in the part of the body in which it originates, as a cancerous lesion.
- found in a locality in which it originates, as an infectious disease.
Origin of autochthonous
Examples from the Web for autochthonous
Historical Examples of autochthonous
Sometimes the cultural change was an autochthonous development.A Book-Lover's Holidays in the Open
Intentionally, and to a certain extent, Rimsky's work is autochthonous.Musical Portraits
Apparently from mother earth herself they had come, autochthonous.Where the Trail Divides
Thus Ancient Egypt believed itself to be autochthonous, and traced the origin of arts and sciences to native gods.Human Origins
Smilisca is an excellent example of an Autochthonous Middle American genus.Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Smilisca
William E. Duellman