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Exogenous

Describes facts outside the control of the firm. Converse of endogenous.
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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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The exogenous boosting hypothesis, which dates back to the mid-1960s, holds that reexposure to wild circulating varicella virus prevents development of herpes zoster later in life.
The exogenous form of ochronosis, which develops due to exposure of the skin to various chemical agents, is associated with clinical findings related to increased pigmentation, particularly in the areas exposed to sunlight (1).
Since then, lipoid pneumonia, both as exogenous and as endogenous forms, has been widely studied, and an incidence of 1.0%-2.5% has been reported [2].
The transplanted exogenous stem cells have been suggested for suppressing immune complications and promoting tissue repair.
The present study examines and compares the cytotoxic and apoptotic effects of exogenous short-carbon chain phospholipid, C2 ceramide and a novel ceramidase inhibitor, ceranib-2 in human lung adenocarcinoma cells, A549.
One of those is to apply exogenous proline under salt conditions (Agami, 2014).
In spite of the above, it is not uncommon for doctors to place patients with male factor infertility on testosterone alone in the mistaken belief that administration of exogenous testosterone improves sperm count.
Huang, "Exogenous IL4-expressing bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells for the treatment of autoimmune sensorineural hearingloss in a guinea pig model," BioMed Research International, vol.
We hypothesize that the patient's hyperthyroidism was secondary to either an underlying autonomously functioning multinodular goiter or antibody-negative Graves' disease, exacerbated by significant exogenous iodine exposure from a previously unreported PD-related source.
Alternatively, the exogenous application of plant growth regulating compounds is an efficient and technically simpler approach to cope with the deleterious effects of salinity on plants [4, 5].
Exogenous variables are Unsafe Driving, Fatigue Driving, Driver Fitness, Controlled Substances/Alcohol, and Vehicle Maintenance.
It is well-established that consuming exogenous carbohydrate during prolonged physical activity improves performance.