endomorphic

[en-duh-mawr-fik]

adjective

Mineralogy.
  1. occurring in the form of an endomorph.
  2. of or relating to endomorphs.
  3. taking place within a rock mass.
having a heavy body build roughly characterized by the relative prominence of structures developed from the embryonic endoderm (contrasted with ectomorphic, mesomorphic).

Nearby words

  1. endometritis,
  2. endometrium,
  3. endomitosis,
  4. endomixis,
  5. endomorph,
  6. endomorphism,
  7. endomycetales,
  8. endomyocardial,
  9. endomyocardial fibrosis,
  10. endomyocarditis

Origin of endomorphic

1885–90; < French endomorphique; see endo-, -morphic

Related formsen·do·mor·phy, noun

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