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 History of this Word

"endo" is from "endon" ("within") spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.


In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"endo-" is a type of prefix


A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "inside" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

endo- illustration These bacteria probably release minute amounts of endotoxin while growing.
endo- illustration Endoscopy allows physicians to peer through the body's passageways.