thermophilic

adjective
ther·​mo·​phil·​ic | \ˌthər-mə-ˈfi-lik \
variants: or less commonly thermophilous \ (ˌ)thər-​ˈmä-​fə-​ləs \ or thermophile \ ˈthər-​mə-​ˌfī(-​ə)l \

Definition of thermophilic 

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

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thermophile noun

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circa 1894, in the meaning defined above

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thermophilic

adjective
ther·​mo·​phil·​ic | \ˌthər-mə-ˈfil-ik \
variants: also thermophilous \ (ˌ)thər-​ˈmäf-​ə-​ləs \

Medical Definition of thermophilic 

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

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