thermophilic


ther·mo·phil·ic

adjective \ˌthər-mə-ˈfi-lik\

Definition of THERMOPHILIC

:  of, relating to, or being an organism living at a high temperature <thermophilic fermentation> <thermophilic bacteria>
thermophile noun

Variants of THERMOPHILIC

ther·mo·phil·ic also ther·moph·i·lous \(ˌ)thər-ˈmä-fə-ləs\ or ther·mo·phile \ˈthər-mə-ˌfī(-ə)l\

First Known Use of THERMOPHILIC

circa 1894

ther·mo·phil·ic

adjective \ˌthər-mə-ˈfil-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of THERMOPHILIC

: of, relating to, or being an organism living at a high temperature <thermophilic bacteria>

Variants of THERMOPHILIC

ther·mo·phil·ic also ther·moph·i·lous \(ˌ)thər-ˈmäf-ə-ləs\

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