barophilic

/ (ˌbærəˈfɪlɪk) /

adjective

(of living organisms) growing best in conditions of high atmospheric pressure

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Derived forms of barophilic

barophile (ˈbærəˌfaɪl), noun
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Medical definitions for barophilic

barophilic
[ băr′ō-fĭlĭk ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or being a microorganism that thrives under high environmental pressure.
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