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psychrophile

 [si´kro-fīl]
a psychrophilic organism.

psy·chro·phile

, psychrophil (sī'krō-fīl, -fil),
An organism that grows best at a low temperature (0-32°C; 32-86°F), with optimal growth occurring at 15-20°C (59-68°F).
[psychro- + G. phileō, to love]

psychrophile

(sī′krō-fīl′)
n.
Any of various organisms, especially certain archaea, bacteria, and fungi, that thrive at low temperatures between about 10°C and 20°C.

psy′chro·phil′ic (-fĭl′ĭk) adj.

psy·chro·phile

, psychrophil (sī'krō-fīl, -fil)
An organism that grows best at a low temperature (0-32°C; 32-86°F), with optimal growth occurring at 15-20°C (59-68°F).
[psychro- + G. phileō, to love]

psychrophile

an organism that shows optimal growth at temperatures below 20 °C and down to below 0 °C, e.g. many bacterial species, yeasts and some algae.

psychrophile

a psychrophilic organism.
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