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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- Thriving at a relatively low temperature.

Usage examples (10)
  • Growth of psychrophilic microorganisms at subzero temperatures.
  • Thus, true psychrophilic organisms must also be "xerotolerant" (adapted to extremely dry environments).
  • Although many mesophilic or psychrophilic strains of
  • For coping with low temperatures, these two strains as well as other psychrophilic strains of for more
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