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endosperm tissue that is derived from the embryo sac of a plant and that surrounds and nourishes the embryo.
endothelial of or pertaining to a layer of flat cells that lines blood vessels, lymphatic vessels, and some internal body cavities.
endothelium a layer of flat cells that lines blood vessels, lymphatic vessels, and some internal body cavities.
endothermic of, concerning, or characteristic of a chemical process accompanied or caused by absorption of heat. (Cf. exothermic.)
endow to give a permanent income, source of income, or property to. [2 definitions]
endowment the act of providing with a permanent fund or source of income, or the money so provided. [2 definitions]
endowment policy a type of insurance policy in which the insured receives a certain amount of money upon the policy's expiration, or the beneficiaries receive the money if the insured dies before the specified time.
end product the final or finished product, as of an industry, chemical reaction, or growth process.
end table a small table, usu. rectangular, placed at either end of a sofa or beside a chair.
endue to endow with some quality or characteristic.
end up to reach or enter into a situation, place, or course of action as the final choice or outcome.
endurable able to be endured or withstood.
endurance the act, condition, or capacity of functioning under prolonged stress. [2 definitions]
endure to bear up under or function in spite of. [4 definitions]
enduring long-lasting, permanent, chronic, or persistent. [2 definitions]
enduro a long race or contest, as for motorcycles or automobiles, that is designed to test endurance.
end user the user for whom a personal computing device or application is ultimately designed, particularly as distinct from one who designs, programs, manufactures, or sells the end product.
endways placed or resting on an end; on end. [4 definitions]
endwise see endways.
end zone an area ten yards deep at either end of a football field, into which players attempt to carry the ball to score points.
-ene unsaturated hydrocarbon.