cryophilic


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Related to cryophilic: psychrophile, Psychrotolerant

cryophilic

 [kri″o-fil´ik]
preferring or growing best at low temperatures; psychrophilic.

cry·mo·phil·ic

(krī'mō-fil'ik),
Preferring cold; denoting microorganisms that thrive best at low temperatures.
Synonym(s): cryophilic
[crymo- + G. philos, fond]

cryophilic

/cryo·phil·ic/ (kri″o-fil´ik) psychrophilic.

cryophilic

(krī′ə-fĭl′ĭk) also

cryophilous

(krī-ŏf′ə-ləs)
adj.
Having an affinity for or thriving at low temperatures.

cry·mo·phil·ic

(krī'mō-fil'ik)
Preferring cold; denoting microorganisms that thrive best at low temperatures.
Synonym(s): cryophilic.
[crymo- + G. philos, fond]

cryophilic, psychrophilic

preferring or growing best at low temperatures.
References in periodicals archive ?
A thermosensory neuron, AFD, inputs directly to AIY, but its cryophilic counterpart, connecting to AIZ, remains unidentified.
Basic to their proposed model is that the AIY and AIZ interneurons are the key points that separate thermophilic from cryophilic behavior.