Definition of endolithic in English:

endolithic

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

adjective

Biology
Living in or penetrating into stone: endolithic algae
More example sentences
  • 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.

Definition of endolithic in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day hubris
Pronunciation: ˈ(h)yo͞obris
noun
excessive pride or self-confidence