endogean
adj. [Gr. endon, within; gaia, the earth]
1. Interstitial soil dwellers.
2. (ANNELIDA: Oligochaeta)
Earthworms dwelling within the soil; see epigean, hypogean.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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