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thermolabile

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adjective ther·mo·la·bile \-ˈlā-ˌbī(-ə)l, -bəl\

Definition of thermolabile

  1. :  unstable when heated; specifically :  subject to loss of characteristic properties on being heated to or above 55°C (131°F) <many immune bodies, enzymes, and vitamins are thermolabile>

ther·mo·la·bil·i·ty play \-lā-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun


Origin of thermolabile

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1904


Medical Dictionary

thermolabile

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adjective ther·mo·la·bile \ˌthər-mō-ˈlā-ˌbīl, -bəl\

Medical Definition of thermolabile

  1. :  unstable when heated; specifically :  subject to loss of characteristic properties on being heated to or above 55°C <thermolabile enzymes and vitamins>

  2. ther·mo·la·bil·i·ty \-lā-ˈbil-ət-ē\play noun, plural ther·mo·la·bil·i·ties




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