mesophile


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mesophile

 [mez´o-fīl]
a microorganism that grows best at 20° to 55°C.

mes·o·phil

, mesophile (mez'ō-fil, -fīl),
A microorganism with an optimal temperature between 25-40°C, but growing within the limits of 10°C and 45°C.
[meso- + G. philos, fond]

mesophile

/meso·phile/ (mez´o-fīl) an organism which grows best at 20°–55° C.mesophil´ic

mesophile

(mĕz′ə-fīl′, mĕs′-)
n.
Any of various organisms, especially certain bacteria and fungi, that thrive at moderate temperatures between about 25°C and 40°C.

mes′o·phil′ic (-fĭl′ĭk) adj.

mes·o·phil

, mesophile (mez'ō-fil, -fīl)
A microorganism with an optimal temperature between 25-40°C, but growing within the limits of 10-45°C.
[meso- + G. philos, fond]

mesophile

a microorganism that grows best at 68° to 131°F (20° to 55°C).
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If, however, the objective is to determine the total surface bioburden, consider incubating the samples at 22[degrees]C for 24, 48, or 72 hours, or all three, to recover psychrophilic organisms, and follow this step with incubation at 36[degrees]C to recover the mesophiles.
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