psychrophilic


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psychrophilic

 [si″kro-fil´ik]
fond of cold; said of bacteria that grow best in the cold (15° – 20°C).

psy·chro·phil·ic

(sī'krō-fil'ik),
Pertaining to a psychrophile.
[psychro- + G. phileō, to love]

psy·chro·phil·ic

(sī'krō-fil'ik)
Pertaining to a psychrophile.
[psychro- + G. phileō, to love]
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In microbiological testing, the following were determined: the overall number of the microorganisms cultured at 36 [+ or -] 2[degrees]C for 48 h (mesophilic bacteria in 1 ml of water sample), the number of microorganisms cultured at 22 [+ or -] 2[degrees]C for 72 h (psychrophilic bacteria in 1 ml of water sample), the number of Escherichia coli, total coliforms and Pseudomonas aeruginosa in 100 ml of water sample.
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