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 for autogenous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Autogenous \Au*tog"e*nous\, a. [Gr. ?; ? self + root of ? to be
     1. (Biol.) Self-generated; produced independently.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Anat.) Developed from an independent center of
        ossification. --Owen.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. a. Autogenetic.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     Autogenous soldering, the junction by fusion of the joining
        edges of metals without the intervention of solder.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: originating within the body [syn: autogenous,
             autogenic] [ant: heterogeneous, heterogenous]

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