noun Grammar.

the use of a word or phrase to refer to something either preceding it or following it within a text or discourse; anaphora or cataphora.

Nearby words

  1. endoperimyocarditis,
  2. endoperitonitis,
  3. endophagous,
  4. endophasia,
  5. endophlebitis,
  6. endophthalmitis,
  7. endophyte,
  8. endoplasm,
  9. endoplasmic reticulum,
  10. endopod

Compare exophora.

Origin of endophora

Related formsen·do·phor·ic [en-duh-fawr-ik, -for-] /ˌɛn dəˈfɔr ɪk, -ˈfɒr-/, adjective

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