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thermoduric

[ thur-muh-door-ik, -dyoor-ik ]
/ ˌθɜr məˈdʊər ɪk, -ˈdyʊər ɪk /
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adjective Bacteriology.
(of certain microorganisms) able to survive high temperatures, as during pasteurization.
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Origin of thermoduric

1930–35; thermo- + Latin dūr(āre) to last + -ic
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