stenothermophilic

[ sten-uh-thur-muh-fil-ik ]
/ ˌstɛn əˌθɜr məˈfɪl ɪk /

adjective

growing best within a narrow temperature range.

Origin of stenothermophilic

First recorded in 1955–60; steno- + thermo- + -philic
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