thermoacidophile

[ thur-moh-uh-sid-uh-fahyl, -as-i-duh- ]
/ ˌθɜr moʊ əˈsɪd əˌfaɪl, -ˈæs ɪ də- /

noun

any organism, especially a type of archaebacterium, that thrives in strongly acidic environments at high temperatures.

Origin of thermoacidophile

thermo- + acidophile
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