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mesophilic

[mez-uh-fil-ik, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-]
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adjective
  1. (of bacteria) growing best at moderate temperatures, between 25°C and 40°C.
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Also mesophile, me·soph·i·lous [mi-zof-uh-luh s, ‐sof‐] /mɪˈzɒf ə ləs, ‐ˈsɒf‐/.

Origin of mesophilic

First recorded in 1895–1900; meso- + -philic
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British Dictionary definitions for mesophilous

mesophilic

adjective
  1. biology (esp of bacteria) having an ideal growth temperature of 20–45°C
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Derived Formsmesophile (ˈmɛsəʊˌfaɪl), noun
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