(Greek: a suffix; pertaining to; of the nature of, like; in chemistry, it denotes a higher valence of the element than is expressed by -ous)

1. Forceful and definite in expression or action.
2. Strong and determined in speech or action, so that what is said or done gets attention.
1. Painted with wax colors fixed with heat, or with any process in which colors are burned in.
2. A work of art produced by an encaustic process.

Encaustic painting, also called "hot wax painting", involves using heated beeswax to which colored pigments are added. The liquid/paste is then applied to a surface; usually prepared wood, although canvas and other materials are also used..

The simplist encaustic mixture can be made from adding pigments to beeswax, but there are several other recipes that can be used; some containing other types of waxes, damar resin, linseed oil, or other ingredients. Pure, powdered pigments can be purchased and used, or some mixtures use oil paints or other forms of pigment.

Living as a parasite within the host.
Living embedded in the surface of rocks; such as, certain lichens.
A reference to or characteristic of an endomorph or an individual having a body shape characterized by a relative prominence of the abdomen and other soft body parts
endopsychic (adjective)
A reference to that which is in the mind.
A reference to a medical instrument consisting of a long tube inserted into the body which is used for diagnostic examinations and surgical procedures.
1. Describing an organism; such as, a mammal or bird, that maintains its body temperature at a stable level largely independent of (and typically higher than) the ambient temperature, primarily using generation of heat internal to the animal.
2. Heat absorbing; as, in a chemical reaction.
endozoic (adjective) (not comparable)
1. Regarding a plant living within an animal: It is considered that parasites are endozoic, like endozoic worms.
2, Relating to seed distribution beginning within an animal: Endozoic seed dispersal can be exemplified by animals swallowing seeds and later eliminating them as dung or manure.