hyperthermophile

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hy·per·ther·mo·phile

 (hī′pər-thûr′mə-fīl′)
n.
Any of various organisms, such as certain bacteria and archaea, requiring temperatures of 80°C (176°F) or higher to thrive.

hy′per·ther′mo·phil′ic (-fĭl′ĭk) adj.

hyperthermophile

(ˌhaɪpəˈθɜːməʊˌfaɪl)
n
(Biology) an organism, esp a bacterium, that lives at high temperatures (above 80°C), found in some hot springs
[C20: from hyper- + -thermophile]
hyperthermophilic adj