cryophilic


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cry·o·phil·ic

 (krī′ə-fĭl′ĭk) also cry·oph·i·lous (krī-ŏf′ə-ləs)
adj.
Having an affinity for or thriving at low temperatures.

cryophilic

(ˌkraɪəˈfɪlɪk)
adj
(Biology) biology able to thrive at low temperatures

cry•o•phil•ic

(ˌkraɪ oʊˈfɪl ɪk)

adj.
thriving at low temperatures.
[1940–45]
Translations
kälteliebend
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Benzaldehyde appears to interfere with thermophilic circuitry while diacetyl acts similarly with cryophilic circuitry.
A thermosensory neuron, AFD, inputs directly to AIY, but its cryophilic counterpart, connecting to AIZ, remains unidentified.
During colder periods, cryophilic species moved down slope into lower lying areas, while during warmer periods, thermophilic species moved up slope into highland areas in response to changing climatological conditions.