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thermoduric

adjective ther·mo·du·ric \ˌthər-mō-ˈdr-ik, -ˈdyr-\

Definition of THERMODURIC

:  able to survive high temperatures; specifically :  able to survive pasteurization —used of microorganisms

Origin of THERMODURIC

therm- + Latin durare to last — more at during
First Known Use: 1927

thermoduric

adjective ther·mo·du·ric \ˌthər-mō-ˈd(y)(ə)r-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of THERMODURIC

:  thermotolerant <thermoduric bacteria>

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