- self-produced; self-generated.
- Physiology. pertaining to substances generated in the body.
- Metallurgy. self-fused, without the addition of solder or the application of an adhesive: an autogenous weld between two pieces of the same metal.
Origin of autogenous
Related Words for autogenousinternal, remote, intimate, domestic, private, secret, gut, home, automatic, ascetic, inland, inner, innermost, inward, visceral, within, autogenous, endogenous, in-house, autonomous
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Not quite so spectacular but every bit as useful is the autogenous welding by means of these magic wands.The Boy's Book of New Inventions
Harry E. Maule
Dissolved acetylene is also very useful for acetylene welding or autogenous soldering.
This apparatus is supplied on a trolley for use in autogenous soldering or welding.
The tubing and castings are joined together by hard soldering, brazing or autogenous welding.Aviation Engines
Victor Wilfred Pag
These last may be autogenous delusions or thoughts about actual events which precipitated the psychosis.Benign Stupors
- originating within the bodyCompare heterogenous
- denoting a vaccine made from bacteria obtained from the patient's own body
- self-generated; self-produced
- denoting a weld in which the filler metal and the parent metal are of similar composition
- Of or relating to autogenesis; self-generating.
- Of or relating to vaccines prepared from bacteria obtained from the infected person.