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stenothermal

 [sten″o-ther´mal] (stenothermic [sten″o-ther´mik]) pertaining to or characterized by tolerance of only a narrow range of temperature.

sten·o·ther·mal

(sten'ō-ther'măl),
Thermostable through a narrow temperature range; able to withstand only slight changes in temperature.
[steno- + G. thermē, heat]

stenothermal

(stĕn′ə-thûr′məl) also

stenothermic

(-mĭk) or

stenothermous

(-məs)
adj.
Capable of living or growing only within a limited range of temperature.

sten′o·therm′ n.

sten·o·ther·mal

(sten'ō-thĕr'măl)
Thermostable through a narrow temperature range; able to withstand only slight changes in temperature.
[steno- + G. thermē, heat]
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