Examples from the Web for autogenous
These last may be autogenous delusions or thoughts about actual events which precipitated the psychosis.Benign Stupors|August Hoch
This apparatus is supplied on a trolley for use in autogenous soldering or welding.
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
The tubing and castings are joined together by hard soldering, brazing or autogenous welding.Aviation Engines|Victor Wilfred Pag
Dissolved acetylene is also very useful for acetylene welding or autogenous soldering.
British Dictionary definitions for autogenous
- originating within the bodyCompare heterogenous
- denoting a vaccine made from bacteria obtained from the patient's own body
Word Origin and History for autogenous
"self-generated," 1846, earlier autogeneal (1650s), from Greek autogenes "self-produced," from autos "self" (see auto-) + genes "formation, creation" (see genus). Modern form and biological use of the word said to have been coined by English paleontologist Richard Owen (1804-1892).