Thermophile meaning

thûrmə-fīl
Any of various organisms, such as certain bacteria, requiring temperatures between 45°C and 80°C to thrive.
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An organism adapted to living at high temperatures, as some bacteria and algae.
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Any of various organisms, such as certain bacteria, requiring temperatures between 45°C and 80°C to thrive.
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(biology) An organism that lives and thrives at relatively high temperatures; a form of extremophile; many are members of the Archaea.
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Origin of thermophile

  • thermo- +"Ž -phile

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