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endomorphism

[en-doh-mawr-fiz-uh m, -duh-] /ˌɛn doʊˈmɔr fɪz əm, -də-/
noun
1.
Petrology. a change brought about within the mass of an intrusive igneous rock.
2.
Mathematics. a homomorphism of a set into itself.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; endomorph(ic) + -ism
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endomorphism

/ˌɛndəʊˈmɔːˌfɪzəm/
noun
1.
(geology) changes in a cooling body of igneous rock brought about by assimilation of fragments of, or chemical reaction with, the surrounding country rock
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