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 (mĕz′ə-fīl′, mĕs′-)
Any of various organisms, especially certain bacteria and fungi, that thrive at moderate temperatures between about 25°C and 40°C.

mes′o·phil′ic (-fĭl′ĭk) adj.
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The isolate is a mesophile and shows maximum growth rate at an optimum temperature of 37[degrees]C.
Temperature was also an influential factor in enzymatic production and it may be related to thermophile or mesophile characteristics of the fungus used.
They feed on the xylem, the phloem or the cellular contents of mesophile tissues of the plant, provoking so damages close to those of Empoascavitis but more pronounced.
Total bacterial counts were numerically lower for electrical stimulation tissue, but did not significantly change the mesophile, thermophile, and psychrotrophile growth in precooked roast beef at d 7.
Exposure to UV C decreased the counts of mesophile bacteria and molds, and did not affect acidity or sugars in the samples at all.
Study area: The research was carried out in July, 2007, at Saint-Hilaire Forest, a remnant area of mesophile semi-deciduous forest, placed in the campus of Universidade Federal de Goias in Goiania (16 36'13.
Structures et degradations de la foret mesophile de pins de la Sierra Tarasque, Michoacan, Mexique.
The methods of multiple tubes, Fluorescence, Pour Plate, Spread Plate and classic Biochemistry also detected the presence of Enterococcus faecalis, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and aerobic mesophile microorganisms.
It is well known that there are three ranges of anaerobic degradation temperature: degradation at ambient temperature (psychrophilic range), mesophile degradation at 33-40[degrees]C and thermophilic degradation at 50-60[degrees]C.
Gypsum-pseudomorphs, desiccation cracks, xeromorphic calcisols and vertisols as well as mesophile fauna and flora were characteristic of the red, brown flood plain deposits of the Viala and the Rabejac Fm.