eurythermal

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eu·ry·ther·mal

 (yo͝or′ə-thûr′məl) also eu·ry·ther·mic (-mĭk) or eu·ry·ther·mous (-məs)
adj.
Adaptable to a wide range of temperatures. Used of an organism.

eu′ry·therm′ n.
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eurythermal

(ˌjʊərɪˈθɜːməl) ,

eurythermic

or

eurythermous

adj
(Biology) (of organisms) able to tolerate a wide range of temperatures in the environment. Compare stenothermal
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The large thermal scopes, extensive temperature tolerance polygon and highest CTMaximum (41.3[degrees]C) confirm that the green sunfish is both eurythermous and heat tolerant.
Effects of temperature variation on the growth of eurythermous and stenothermous fishes.