endogen

noun
en·​do·​gen | \ ˈendəjə̇n, -ˌjen \
plural -s

Definition of endogen

: a plant that develops by endogenous growth (such as most monocotyledons)

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History and Etymology for endogen

French endogène, from endogène endogenous, from end- + -gène (from Greek -genēs born)

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“Endogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endogen. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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