[hal-uh-fahyl] /ˈhæl əˌfaɪl/
any organism, as certain halobacteria and marine bacteria, that requires a salt-rich environment for its growth and survival.
an organism that thrives in an extremely salty environment, such as the Dead Sea
[hal-uh-fahyt] /ˈhæl əˌfaɪt/ noun 1. a plant that thrives in saline soil. /ˈhæləʊˌfaɪt/ noun 1. a plant that grows in very salty soil, as in a salt marsh halophyte (hāl’ə-fīt’) A plant adapted to living in salty soil, as along the seashore or in salt flats. Mangroves, salt-marsh grasses, and saltbushes are halophytes.
/ˈhæləʊˌsɪə/ noun 1. (ecology) a plant community that originates and develops in conditions of high salinity
- Halo sign
halo sign n. A radiologic indication of a dead or dying fetus in which the subcutaneous fat layer is elevated over the fetal skull.
[hal-uh-theyn] /ˈhæl əˌθeɪn/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a colorless liquid, C 2 HBrClF 3 , used as an inhalant for general anesthesia. /ˈhæləʊˌθeɪn/ noun 1. a colourless volatile slightly soluble liquid with an odour resembling that of chloroform; 2-bromo-2-chloro-1,1,1-trifluoroethane: a general anaesthetic. Formula: CF3CHBrCl halothane hal·o·thane (hāl’ə-thān’) n. A colorless, nonflammable liquid that is widely used […]