Definitions

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  • adj. Within rock

Etymologies

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endo- +‎ lithic

Examples

  • In her memoir of that time, "Fifty Days of Solitude," Ms. Grumbach wrote, "Living alone in quiet, with no vocal contributions from others, no sounds (except music) from beyond my inner ear, I was apt to hear news of an inner terrain, an endolithic self, resembling the condition of lichens embedded in rock."

    A Long, Full Literary Life

  • Editor's note: I got my question in during the Phoenix telecon about permafrost, ice, microhabitats, endolithic organisms, and how Phoenix is digging its trenches.

    NASA Watch: Space Science News: June 2008 Archives

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