Exogenous


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Exogenous

Describes facts outside the control of the firm. Converse of endogenous.

Exogenous

1. Describing anything outside a company's control. For example, a company may fail because of a recession even if it does everything right. In this case, the recession is an exogenous factor.

2. See: Independent Variable.
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HSP 27 and HSP 70 levels were affected in neither endogenous nor in exogenous hyperthermia groups (Table 3, Figure 3).
Alireza Houshmandfar and Davood Eradatmand Asli: Effect of exogenous application of cytokinin on yielding ability of developing grains at different locations within same spike or spikelet in wheat.
Exogenous surfactant preparations can be placed into three categories: Natural/Modified Natural, Synthetic, and Synthetic/Natural.
2006) reported that some exogenous enzymes were able to increase the secretion of some endogenous materials from the GIT of broilers.
If we expand the state space to include an exogenous inflation process, [p.
Susceptible patients generally remain well until they are in a stressful situation, which is exacerbated by administration of exogenous catecholamines.
Since the oil crises of the 1970s, there has been strong interest in the question of how oil production short-falls caused by wars and other exogenous political events in OPEC countries affect oil prices, U.
Correlations between the exogenous variables in the nonminority model indicated that there was a low correlation (r = -.
Exogenous got to her feet when the effects of the sedative wore off and McIlwraith later said: "That is a sign the trauma is low-grade.
Recent work has demonstrated that exogenous treatments of either a-tocopherol or [gamma]-tocopherol attenuate EtOH-induced changes in membrane fatty acid composition and EtOH-induced changes in brain morphology.