endocentric

adjective
en·do·centric | \¦endō+\

Definition of endocentric 

: having the same grammatical function as one of its immediate constituents that does not modify the other immediate constituent used of a compound or construction (such as blackbird, which is like bird in function, or my little Mary, which is like Mary in function) — compare exocentric

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end- + -centric

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