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exogenous

adj. originating outside the body, referring, for example, to drugs (exogenous chemicals) or to phenomena, conditions, or disorders resulting from the influence of external factors. Compare endogenous. —exogenously adv.

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confirmatory research

confirmatory research

research conducted with the aim of testing one or more preexisting hypotheses. Compare exploratory research.