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[thur-muh-door-ik, -dyoor-ik]
adjective Bacteriology.
(of certain microorganisms) able to survive high temperatures, as during pasteurization.

1930–35; thermo- + Latin dūr(āre) to last + -ic Unabridged
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thermoduric ther·mo·du·ric (thûr'mō-dur'ĭk, -dyur'-)
Capable of surviving high temperatures, especially those of pasteurization. Used of a microorganism.

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