barophilic


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barophilic

(ˌbærəˈfɪlɪk)
adj
(Microbiology) (of living organisms) growing best in conditions of high atmospheric pressure
barophile n
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Horikoshi, "Taxonomic studies of deep-sea barophilic Shewanella strains and description of Shewanella violacea sp.
These include psychrophilic organisms, which live in near-freezing water; halophiles, which inhabit high-salt marine environments such as the Dead Sea; and barophilic organisms, which live in high-pressure areas such as at the bottom of the ocean.