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exogeny (uncountable)

  1. Influence by external forces.
  2. Growth on the outside or near the surface.
  3. (botany) A division of woody plants whose stem is formed by successive accretions to the outside of the wood under the bark
  4. (anatomy) A phase in the life cycle of a hair follicle in which a hair exits the follicle.
  5. (anthropology) Exogamy.