psychrophilic

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adjective psy·chro·phil·ic \ˌsī-krō-ˈfi-lik\

Definition of psychrophilic

  1. :  thriving at a relatively low temperature psychrophilic bacteria

1897

First Known Use of psychrophilic

1897


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psychrophilic

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adjective psy·chro·phil·ic \ˌsī-krō-ˈfil-ik\

Medical Definition of psychrophilic

  1. :  thriving at a relatively low temperature psychrophilic bacteria


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