exogenous

Definitions

Economics

  • Coming from outside, usually in the context of an economic model, in which it means only that it is not explained within the model.

Health Economics

  • (written as Exogenous)
    Usually descriptive of a characteristic of a variable in an economic model. A variable is exogenous if it is not a function of other parameters or variables in the model.

Medical

  • adjective developing or caused by something outside the organism.
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