endogenous endogenous

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of or resembling an endogen
  2. (adj) derived or originating internally

Usage(s):

  1. Usually we have an endogenous system it's called fibrinolysis to dissolve the thrombi.
  2. Aerobic exercise works, in part, by stimulating the release of endorphins, a class of endogenous antidepressants made in the brain.
  3. Aerobic exercise works, in part, by stimulating the release of endorphins, a class of endogenous antidepressants made in the brain.

News

  • A ginkgo biloba extract promotes proliferation of endogenous neural stem cells

    ( Neural Regeneration Research ) Neural stem cells proliferate in the subventricular zone and hippocampal dentate gyrus of adult mammals. However, the number of endogenous neural stem cells is insufficient to prevent cerebral ischemia/reperfusion injuries such as vascular dementia, so it is important to stimulate endogenous neural stem cell proliferation and differentiation. The ginkgo biloba ...
    on July 23, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  1. "It has been well-established in a number of models that tPEMF(tm) can accelerate the endogenous anti-inflammatory pathways, which are mediated by nitric oxide," said Nobel Laureate Dr. Louis Ignarro, PhD, co-investigator on the EFFECT trial....
    on Jun 30, 2008 By: Louis J Ignarro Source: Primenewswire (press release)

  2. "Pornography triggers a myriad of endogenous, internal, natural drugs that mimic the high from a street drug," reports Judith Reisman, PhD., an acknowledged expert in the field of pornography and sex addiction. "Testimony from victims and...
    on Jul 13, 2005 By: Judith A. Reisman Source: Hawaii Reporter

  3. "This is a landmark paper because it provides genetic proof that endogenous inhibitors of angiogenesis circulating in the blood may protect us from the disease of cancer and is the first demonstration that a mild increase in one of the circulating...
    on Feb 15, 2005 By: Judah Folkman Source: Newswise (press release)

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