[en-doj-uh-nuh s] /ɛnˈdɒdʒ ə nəs/
proceeding from within; derived internally.
Biology. growing or developing from within; originating within.
Pathology. (of a disease) resulting from conditions within the organism rather than externally caused.
Biochemistry. pertaining to the metabolism of nitrogenous elements of cells and tissues.
(biology) developing or originating within an organism or part of an organism: endogenous rhythms
having no apparent external cause: endogenous depression
1830, from endo- “within” + -genous “producing.”
endogenous en·dog·e·nous (ěn-dŏj’ə-nəs)
Originating or produced within an organism, tissue, or cell. Compare exogenous.
[en-doj-uh-nee] /ɛnˈdɒdʒ ə ni/ noun, Biology. 1. development or growth from within.
endointoxication en·do·in·tox·i·ca·tion (ěn’dō-ĭn-tŏk’sĭ-kā’shən) n. Poisoning by an endogenous toxin.
[en-doh-lith-ik] /ˌɛn doʊˈlɪθ ɪk/ adjective 1. living embedded in the surface of rocks, as certain lichens. /ˌɛndəʊˈlɪθɪk/ adjective 1. (of organisms, such as algae) growing inside rock
- Endolymphatic duct
endolymphatic duct n. A small membranous canal connecting with the saccule and the utricle of the membranous labyrinth and terminating in the endolymphatic sac.