thermophylic

[ thûr′mə-fīlĭk ]

adj.

Capable of surviving at high temperatures. Used of a microorganism.

Nearby words

  1. thermophile,
  2. thermophilic,
  3. thermophone,
  4. thermophore,
  5. thermophosphorescence,
  6. thermopile,
  7. thermoplacentography,
  8. thermoplastic,
  9. thermoplastics,
  10. thermoplegia


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