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