cryophilic


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cry·o·phil·ic

 (krī′ə-fĭl′ĭk) also cry·oph·i·lous (krī-ŏf′ə-ləs)
adj.
Having an affinity for or thriving at low temperatures.

cryophilic

(ˌkraɪəˈfɪlɪk)
adj
(Biology) biology able to thrive at low temperatures

cry•o•phil•ic

(ˌkraɪ oʊˈfɪl ɪk)

adj.
thriving at low temperatures.
[1940–45]
Translations
kälteliebend
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