endogenic
endogenetic en`do*ge*net"ic, endogenic en`do*gen"icadj. 1. (Biol.) Relating to or arising from an internal process; same as {endogenous}.

Syn: Syn. --. [WordNet 1.5

2. (Geol.) Relating to the interior of the earth; of or pertaining to a metamorphic process occurring within a planet. Opposed to {exogenetic}.

Syn: endogenic. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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