psychrophile

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psy·chro·phile

 (sī′krō-fīl′)
n.
Any of various organisms, especially certain archaea, bacteria, and fungi, that thrive at low temperatures between about 10°C and 20°C.

psy′chro·phil′ic (-fĭl′ĭk) adj.
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None of the cryophile bacteria are involved in mineral oxidation.
These bacteria are weather-resistant cryophiles with ancestors that hail from cold places like the Himalayas and Antarctica.