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mesophile

[mez-uh-fahyl, -fil, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˈmɛz əˌfaɪl, -fɪl, ˈmɛs-, ˈmi zə-, -sə-/
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noun
2.
a mesophilic bacterium.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; meso- + -phile
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  • The temperatures of optimum growth for the thermophile and mesophile differ from the room temperature.

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