halophile

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hal·o·phil

, halophile (hal'ō-fil, -fīl),
A microorganism the growth of which is enhanced by or dependent on a high salt concentration.
[G. hals, salt, + philos, fond]

halophile

(hăl′ə-fīl′)
n.
An organism that requires a saline environment.

hal′o·phil′ic (-fĭl′ĭk), ha·loph′i·lous (hă-lŏf′ə-ləs) adj.

hal·o·phil

, halophile (hal'ō-fil, -fīl)
A microorganism with growth that is enhanced by or dependent on a high salt concentration.
[G. hals, salt, + philos, fond]

halophile

an ORGANISM that grows in high concentrations of salt.

halophil, halophile

a halophilic microorganism.