Halophilic



[hal-uh-fahyl] /ˈhæl əˌfaɪl/

noun
1.
any organism, as certain halobacteria and marine bacteria, that requires a salt-rich environment for its growth and survival.
/ˈhæləʊˌfaɪl/
noun
1.
an organism that thrives in an extremely salty environment, such as the Dead Sea

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