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autogenous

Pronunciation: aw-toj′ĕ-nŭs

Definition: Originating within the body, applied to vaccines prepared from bacteria or other materials (cells) obtained from the affected person.

Synonym(s): autogenetic, autologous

[G. autogenēs, self-produced]

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