thermostability

thermostable

[thur-moh-stey-buhl]
adjective Biochemistry.
capable of being subjected to a moderate degree of heat without loss of characteristic properties, as certain toxins and enzymes (opposed to thermolabile ).

Origin:
1900–05; thermo- + stable2

thermostability, noun
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thermostable (ˌθɜːməʊˈsteɪbəl)
 
adj
1.  Compare thermolabile (of certain chemical and biochemical compounds) capable of withstanding moderate heat without loss of characteristic properties: a thermostable plastic
2.  not affected by high temperatures
 
thermostability
 
n

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thermostable ther·mo·sta·ble (thûr'mō-stā'bəl) or ther·mo·sta·bile (-bəl, -bīl')
adj.
Unaffected by relatively high temperatures, as certain ferments or toxins.

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