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1. Originating internally.
2. Originating or produced within an organism, tissue, or cell: endogenous hormones.

en·dog′e·nous·ly adv.
en·dog′e·ny n.
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development or growth from within. — endogenicity, n.endogenous, adj.
See also: Growth
the formation of cells from within. — endogenous, adj.endogenicity, n.
See also: Biology
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Noun1.endogeny - a geological phenomenon below the surface of the earth
geological phenomenon - a natural phenomenon involving the structure or composition of the earth
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index explaining the ADRs is also justified by an endogeny in these markets.
The main points presented, in order to meet SciELO criteria, were to maintain publication on time and to decrease endogeny. Strategies developed between 2001 and 2003, based on minor changes to the editorial commission and greater political support from the SPH and APSP board included: setting up an advisory board with researchers from different Brazilian states and from other countries, adapting norms; introducing an English version of the abstract; using specialists to format the articles; and increasing the number of articles, as one of the criteria to be indexed in the SciELO Portal for journals in the humanities areas, at the time, was to publish at least 24 articles annually.
Massai examines what she calls "metaphors of endogeny" deployed by Sidney and others for describing literary production, and asserts that the folio makes the same gestures.
Hypothesis 2: there is a relationship between endogeny adjectives and desire for marriage The results showed that participants with womanliness adjectives, high womanliness and androgen participants had more tendency for marriage since the womanliness features can be a reason for desire for marriage since they want to have a husband as a woman.