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endolithic Line breaks: endo|lith¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌɛndə(ʊ)ˈlɪθɪk/

Definition of endolithic in English:


Living in or penetrating into stone: endolithic algae
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  • Exposure to rainwater, sea spray, and endolithic organisms may also bring about changes in the rock texture and mineralogical composition.
  • A few samples exhibited particularly prevalent areas of endolithic borings around the margins of the rostra.
  • At this point, it would be easy to say that we have found an endolithic organism and a good analogue for what we are searching for on Mars.
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