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Search Results for: thermophile

Hyperthermophile

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

Thermophile

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

Psychrophile

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

Mesophile

Definition noun, plural: mesophiles An organism that lives and thrives at moderate temperatures Supplement A mesophile is an... Read More

Archaea

Archaea are the unicellular prokaryotes that comprise the domain of the same name, Archaea. These microorganisms are... Read More

Bacillus stearothermophilus

Definition noun A rod-shaped, endospore-forming, Gram-positive bacterium that belongs to the division... Read More

Extremophile

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