cryptoendolith etymology

English word cryptoendolith comes from English endolith, English crypto- (Cryptographic.. Hidden, invisible.. Secret.)

Detailed word origin of cryptoendolith

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
endolith English (eng) (biology) An organism (generally a small or micro-organism) living inside rocks.
crypto- English (eng) Cryptographic.. Hidden, invisible.. Secret.
cryptoendolith English (eng) (biology) Any organism that colonizes structural cavities within porous rocks.

Words with the same origin as cryptoendolith

Descendants of crypto-
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