thermophily

noun
ther·​moph·​i·​ly | \ (ˌ)thərˈmäfəlē \
plural -es

Definition of thermophily

: the ability of an organism to grow at a high temperature

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History and Etymology for thermophily

International Scientific Vocabulary therm- + -phily

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“Thermophily.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thermophily. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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