thermophilic

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adjective ther·mo·phil·ic \ˌthər-mə-ˈfi-lik\

Definition of thermophilic

  1. :  of, relating to, or being an organism living at a high temperature <thermophilic fermentation> <thermophilic bacteria>

thermophile

noun

Circa 1894

First Known Use of thermophilic

circa 1894

Variants of thermophilic

or less commonly

thermophilous

play \(ˌ)thər-ˈmä-fə-ləs\ or

thermophile

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Medical Dictionary

thermophilic

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adjective ther·mo·phil·ic \ˌthər-mə-ˈfil-ik\

Medical Definition of thermophilic

  1. :  of, relating to, or being an organism living at a high temperature <thermophilic bacteria>

Variants of thermophilic

also

thermophilous

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