Medical Dictionary

thermotolerant

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

Definition of THERMOTOLERANT

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