halophil


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Related to halophil: acidophile, thermophile, Osmophile, Alkaliphile, Barophile

halophil

 [hal´o-fil]
a microorganism that requires a high concentration of salt for optimal growth.

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]

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]

halophil, halophile

a halophilic microorganism.
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