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thermoduric

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adjective ther·mo·du·ric \ˌthər-mō-ˈdu̇r-ik, -ˈdyu̇r-\

Definition of thermoduric

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



Origin and Etymology of thermoduric

therm- + Latin durare to last — more at during


First Known Use: 1927


Medical Dictionary

thermoduric

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

Medical Definition of thermoduric

  1. :  thermotolerant <thermoduric bacteria>




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