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self-generating

[ self-jen-uh-rey-ting, self- ]
/ ˌsɛlfˈdʒɛn əˌreɪ tɪŋ, ˈsɛlf- /
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adjective

producing from within itself.

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Also self-gen·er·a·tive [self-jen-er-uh-tiv, -uh-rey-tiv, self-]. /ˌsɛlfˈdʒɛn ər ə tɪv, -əˌreɪ tɪv, ˈsɛlf-/.
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