from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as endogenesis.
  • noun In sporozoans, sporulation taking place while the cyst is within the host. Compare exogeny.
  • noun Same as endogamy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Biol.) Growth from within; multiplication of cells by endogenous division, as in the development of one or more cells in the interior of a parent cell.

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  • noun Growth from within.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a geological phenomenon below the surface of the earth


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  • The possibility of endogenous social norms, and thus endogeny of long-run government policy away from any redistributive or compensatory role, is troubling in the context of Latin America.

    Remarks On Equity Issues In A Globalizing World


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