autogenous: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ô-toj'u-nus), [key]
— adj.
  1. self-produced; self-generated.
  2. pertaining to substances generated in the body.
  3. self-fused, without the addition of solder or the application of an adhesive: an autogenous weld between two pieces of the same metal.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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