Definition of endophora in English:

endophora

noun

Linguistics
  • The set of relationships among words having the same reference within a text, contributing to textual cohesion; anaphora and cataphora.

    Compare with exophora
    • ‘Conversely, endophora, is the act of reference to some item from within the text itself.’

Origin

1970s: from endo- ‘within’, on the pattern of anaphora.

Pronunciation

endophora

/enˈdäfərə/