hyperthermophile

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

Definition of hyperthermophile

  1. :  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

First Known Use of hyperthermophile

1988


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