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Search Results for: extremophile

Extremophile

Definition noun, plural: extremophiles An organism adapted to live and thrive in an environment with extreme conditions such... Read More

Barophile

Definition noun, plural: barophiles An organism that grows in high-pressure environments Supplement A barophile is an... Read More

Acidophile

Definition noun, plural: acidophiles An organism that can or must live in an acidic environment Supplement An acidophile is... Read More

Thermophile

Definition noun, plural: thermophiles An organism that thrives in a habitat at relatively high temperatures, i.e. between 41... Read More

Hyperthermophile

Definition noun, plural: hyperthermophiles An organism that is adapted to live and thrive at temperature as high as 80°C... Read More

Psychrophile

Definition noun, plural: psychrophiles An organism that thrives in cold temperatures, i.e. ranging from −20 °C to +10... Read More

Halophile

Definition noun, plural: halophiles An organism that thrives in an environment of high salinity Supplement A halophile... Read More

Methanogenesis

Definition noun A metabolic process in certain microbes wherein methane is produced Supplement Methanogenesis is a metabolic... Read More

Alkaliphile

Definition noun, plural: alkaliphiles An organism that can live and thrive in an alkaline environment Supplement An... Read More