ectogenous

[ek-toj-uh-nuh s]
Also ec·to·gen·ic [ek-tuh-jen-ik] /ˌɛk təˈdʒɛn ɪk/.

Origin of ectogenous

First recorded in 1880–85; ecto- + -genous
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ectogenous in Medicine

ectogenous

[ĕk-tŏjə-nəs]
adj.
  1. Having the ability to live and develop outside a host, as certain pathogenic microorganisms.
  2. Exogenous.
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ectogenous in Science

ectogenous

[ĕk-tŏjə-nəs]
  1. Able to live and develop outside a host, as certain pathogenic bacteria.
  2. Originating or produced from outside an organism, tissue, or cell; exogenous.
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