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endogenic

[¦en·dō¦jen·ik]
(geology)
Of or pertaining to a geologic process, or its resulting feature such as a rock, that originated within the earth. Also known as endogenetic; endogenous.
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Table 1: Factors, influencing management of labor potential of the executive power state body Level of influence Groups of factors Scientific and technical Exogenic International International and interstate programs of innovation development State State scientific and technical policy Regional Regional scientific and technical policy Endogenic State body Introduction of progressive equipment and technologies Level of influence Social and economic Exogenic International Demographic situation.
The apparent internal origin of lunar domes was a major factor in endogenic interpretations of the maria, and their low profiles suggest a volcanism characteristic of fluid mafic magmas.
Other planetary scientists believe the ridge was created by endogenic (within the planet) activity such as volcanism or mountain-building forces.
The organic material appears to be endogenic with an orogenic source.
At any opportunity he undertook spectrographic surveys of the lunar surface for the purpose of detection of any changes characterizing endogenic activity.
It is a far cry from typical endogenic geological processes, some of which can take thousands or millions of years to reach completion.