halophile


hal·o·phile

noun \ˈha-lə-ˌfī(-ə)l\

Definition of HALOPHILE

:  an organism that flourishes in a salty environment
hal·o·phil·ic \ˌha-lə-ˈfi-lik\ adjective

Origin of HALOPHILE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1923

halo·phile

noun \ˈhal-ə-ˌfīl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HALOPHILE

: an organism that flourishes in a salty environment
halo·phil·ic \ˌhal-ə-ˈfil-ik\ adjective

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