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hyperthermophile

/ˌhaɪpəˈθɜːməʊˌfaɪl/
noun
1.
an organism, esp a bacterium, that lives at high temperatures (above 80°C), found in some hot springs
Derived Forms
hyperthermophilic (ˌhaɪpəˌθɜːməʊˈfɪlɪk) adjective
Word Origin
C20: from hyper- + -thermophile
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