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mesophile

[ mez-uh-fahyl, -fil, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh- ]
/ ˈmɛz əˌfaɪl, -fɪl, ˈmɛs-, ˈmi zə-, -sə- /
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adjective
noun
a mesophilic bacterium.
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Origin of mesophile

First recorded in 1925–30; meso- + -phile
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