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).

Origin of endomorphic

1885–90; < French endomorphique; see endo-, -morphic
Related formsen·do·mor·phy, noun
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