Meaning of endophora in English:

endophora

Pronunciation /ɛnˈdɒfərə/

noun

mass nounLinguistics
  • 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.