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cryophilic

[krahy-oh-fil-ik] /ˌkraɪ oʊˈfɪl ɪk/
adjective
1.
preferring or thriving at low temperatures.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; cryo- + -philic
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British Dictionary definitions for cryophilic

cryophilic

/ˌkraɪəˈfɪlɪk/
adjective
1.
(biology) able to thrive at low temperatures
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cryophilic in Medicine

cryophilic cry·o·phil·ic (krī'ə-fĭl'ĭk) or cry·oph·i·lous (krī-ŏf'ə-ləs)
adj.
Having an affinity for or thriving at low temperatures. Used of microorganisms.

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