cryophilic

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adjective cryo·phil·ic \ˌkrī-ə-ˈfi-lik\

Definition of cryophilic

  1. :  thriving at low temperatures

1916

First Known Use of cryophilic

1916


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cryophilic

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adjective cryo·phil·ic \ˌkrī-ə-ˈfil-ik\

Medical Definition of cryophilic

  1. :  thriving at low temperatures

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