thermolabile

adjective ther·mo·la·bile \ -ˈlā-ˌbī(-ə)l , -bəl \

Definition of thermolabile

:unstable when heated; specifically :subject to loss of characteristic properties on being heated to or above 55°C (131°F)
  • many immune bodies, enzymes, and vitamins are thermolabile

thermolability

play \-lā-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

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thermolabile

adjective ther·mo·la·bile \ ˌthər-mō-ˈlā-ˌbīl , -bəl \

medical Definition of thermolabile

:unstable when heated; specifically :subject to loss of characteristic properties on being heated to or above 55°C
  • thermolabile enzymes and vitamins

thermolability

play \-lā-ˈbil-ət-ē\ noun plural -ties

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