barophile


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barophile

An organism that lives under high pressure—e.g., on the ocean floor.
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barophile

an ORGANISM that grows optimally at high hydrostatic pressure, whilst retaining the ability to grow at 1 atmosphere.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005