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Definition of Thermophilic

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having an affinity for elevated temperatures; growing in temperatures above 50 degrees Celsius (about bacteria)
Thermophilic Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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thermophilic
\ther`mo*phil"ic\ (?), a. [thermo- + gr. &?; loving + -ic.] heat-loving; -- applied esp. to certain bacteria.

Thermophilic Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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A thermophile is an organism — a type of extremophile — that thrives at relatively high temperatures, between . Many thermophiles are archaea. Thermophilic eubacteria are suggested to have been among the earliest bacteria.

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