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 (stĕn′ə-thûr′məl) also sten·o·ther·mic (-mĭk) or sten·o·ther·mous (-məs)
Capable of living or growing only within a limited range of temperature.

sten′o·therm′ n.
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(Biology) (of animals or plants) able to exist only within a narrow range of temperature. Compare eurythermal
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