thermoduric

adjective
ther·​mo·​du·​ric | \ ˌthər-mō-ˈdu̇r-ik How to pronounce thermoduric (audio) , -ˈdyu̇r- \

Definition of thermoduric

: able to survive high temperatures specifically : able to survive pasteurization used of microorganisms

First Known Use of thermoduric

1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for thermoduric

therm- + Latin durare to last — more at during

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“Thermoduric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thermoduric. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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thermoduric

adjective
ther·​mo·​du·​ric | \ ˌthər-mō-ˈd(y)u̇(ə)r-ik How to pronounce thermoduric (audio) \

Medical Definition of thermoduric

: thermotolerant thermoduric bacteria

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