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stenothermal

/ (ˌstɛnəˈθɜːməl) /
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adjective

(of animals or plants) able to exist only within a narrow range of temperatureCompare eurythermal

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Medical definitions for stenothermal

stenothermal
[ stĕn′ə-thûrməl ]

adj.

Capable of living or growing only within a limited range of temperature. Used of bacteria.

Other words from stenothermal

steno•therm′ n.
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