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thermotolerant

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adjective ther·mo·tol·er·ant \-ˈtäl-(ə-)rənt\

Medical Definition of thermotolerant

  1. :  able to survive high temperatures; specifically :  able to survive pasteurization—used of microorganisms <thermotolerant bacteria> <thermotolerant yeast>




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