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#4869 - 08/02/00 12:40 PM endogenous  
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What's the difference between today's word, "endogenous," and the one I've always used, "indigenous"?

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#4870 - 08/02/00 12:49 PM Re: endogenous  
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Indigenous relates more to a geographic region (Koalas are indigenous to Australia), where endogenous is more of a biologcial term, like a virus coming from within the body.



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