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ther·mo·sta·ble(thûr′mō-stā′bəl) also ther·mo·sta·bile (-bəl, -bīl′)
Maintaining structural and functional properties when heated, as an enzyme or toxin.
ther′mo·sta·bil′i·ty (-stə-bĭl′ĭ-tē) n.
1. (Biochemistry) (of certain chemical and biochemical compounds) capable of withstanding moderate heat without loss of characteristic properties: a thermostable plastic. Compare thermolabile
2. (General Physics) not affected by high temperatures
ther•mo•sta•ble(ˌθɜr moʊˈsteɪ bəl)
capable of being subjected to a moderate degree of heat without loss of characteristic properties (opposed to thermolabile).