endogeny

[ en-doj-uh-nee ]
/ ɛnˈdɒdʒ ə ni /

noun Biology.

development or growth from within.

Nearby words

  1. endogenic toxicosis,
  2. endogenous,
  3. endogenous depression,
  4. endogenous hyperglyceridemia,
  5. endogenous infection,
  6. endointoxication,
  7. endolithic,
  8. endolymph,
  9. endolymphatic duct,
  10. endolymphatic hydrops

Also en·do·gen·e·sis [en-doh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌɛn doʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/.

Origin of endogeny

First recorded in 1880–85; endo- + -geny

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