hyperthermophile

noun hy·per·ther·mo·phile \ ˌhī-pər-ˈthər-mə-ˌfī(-ə)l \

Definition of hyperthermophile

: an organism that lives in extremely hot environments (such as hot springs) with temperatures around the boiling point of water

hyperthermophilic

play \ˌhī-pər-ˌthər-mə-ˈfi-lik\ adjective

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1988

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