endo-, end-

(Greek: within, inside, into, in, on, inner)

All of the membraneous components inside a eukaryotic cell (an organism whose cells contain complex structures enclosed within membranes).
Surgical removal of the endometrium (uterine lining).

This can be accomplished by utilizing caustic chemicals, or by curettage (surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity by scraping with a curette or a surgical instrument shaped like a scoop) in the postabortal (after an abortion) or puerperal period (occurring at or after the time of childbirth).

1. A condition, usually resulting in pain and dysmenorrhea, characterized by the abnormal presence of functional endometrial tissue outside the uterus, frequently as cysts containing altered blood.
2. The presence and growth of functioning endometrial tissue in places other than the uterus that often results in severe pain and infertility.
3. The presence of uterine lining in other pelvic organs, esp. the ovaries, characterized by cyst formation, adhesions, and menstrual pains.
1. An individual having a body build characterized by relative prominence of the abdomen and other soft body parts developed from the embryonic endodermal layer.
2. A heavy person with a soft and rounded body.
3. An individual having a body build in which tissues derived from the endoderm predominate; there is relative preponderance of soft roundness throughout the body, with large digestive viscera and accumulations of fat, and with large trunk and thighs and tapering extremities, as contrasted with ectomorph and mesomorph.
4. A mineral enclosed within another mineral, such as rutile or tourmaline in quartz.
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
1. A change within an intrusive igneous rock caused by the assimilation of portions of the surrounding rock.
2. A homomorphism that maps a mathematical system into itself.
Round, fat, and heavy.
endoophage, endoophagous, endoophagy
A reference to insect larvae that hatch from eggs deposited within host eggs and feed upon the contents of those eggs.
endoparasite, endoparasites
1. Any parasite which lives in the internal organs of an animal, as the tapeworms, Trichina, etc.; opposed to ectoparasite.
2. Any of various parasites that live in the internal organs of animals (especially intestinal worms).
endopelvic, intrapelvic
Within the pelvis.
endophage, endophagous, endophagy
Feeding from within the food source.
1. Internal speech with no audible vocalization.
2. Internalized, inaudible speech.

Inter-related cross references, directly or indirectly, involving word units dealing with "form, shape, appearance": figur-; form-; icono-; ideo-; imag-; morpho-; -oid; typo-.