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eurythermal

[ yoor-uh-thur-muhl ]
/ ˌyʊər əˈθɜr məl /
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adjective Biology.

(of an organism) tolerating or adaptable to a wide range of temperatures.

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Also eu·ry·ther·mic [yoor-uh-thur-mik], /ˌyʊər əˈθɜr mɪk/, eu·ry·ther·mous [yoor-uh-thur-muhs] /ˌyʊər əˈθɜr məs/ .

Origin of eurythermal

First recorded in 1880–85; from German eurytherm; see origin at eury-, thermal

OTHER WORDS FROM eurythermal

eu·ry·therm, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for eurythermal

eurythermal

eurythermic or eurythermous

/ (ˌjʊərɪˈθɜːməl) /

adjective

(of organisms) able to tolerate a wide range of temperatures in the environmentCompare stenothermal
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