halobiontic

halobiont

[hal-oh-bahy-ont, hey-loh-]
noun Biology.
an organism that thrives in a saline environment.

Origin:
1925–30; halo- + -biont living (in the environment specified); see symbiont

halobiontic, adjective
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halobiont (ˌhæləʊˈbaɪɒnt)
 
n
a plant or animal that lives in a salty environment such as the sea
 
[C20: from halo- + -biont from Greek bios life]
 
halobi'ontic
 
adj

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