troglobiont

troglobiont

[trog-luh-bahy-ont]
noun
any creature having a cave-dwelling mode of life.
Also called troglobite [trog-luh-bahyt] .


Origin:
1920–25; < Greek trōglo- (see troglodyte) + biont-, stem of biṓn, present participle of bioûn to live

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