Mesophil



mesophil mes·o·phil (měz’ə-fĭl’) or mes·o·phile (-fīl’)
n.
A microorganism with an optimum growth temperature that is between 20°C and 45°C.
mes’o·phil’ic (-fĭl’ĭk) adj.

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  • Mesophile

    [mez-uh-fahyl, -fil, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˈmɛz əˌfaɪl, -fɪl, ˈmɛs-, ˈmi zə-, -sə-/ Bacteriology adjective 1. . noun 2. a bacterium.

  • Mesophilic

    [mez-uh-fil-ik, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˌmɛz əˈfɪl ɪk, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zə-, -sə-/ adjective 1. (of bacteria) growing best at moderate temperatures, between 25°C and 40°C. /ˌmɛsəʊˈfɪlɪk/ adjective 1. (biology) (esp of bacteria) having an ideal growth temperature of 20–45°C



  • Mesophilous

    [mez-uh-fil-ik, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˌmɛz əˈfɪl ɪk, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zə-, -sə-/ adjective 1. (of bacteria) growing best at moderate temperatures, between 25°C and 40°C. /ˌmɛsəʊˈfɪlɪk/ adjective 1. (biology) (esp of bacteria) having an ideal growth temperature of 20–45°C

  • Mesophlebitis

    mesophlebitis mes·o·phle·bi·tis (měz’ō-flĭ-bī’tĭs, měs’-) n. Inflammation of the middle coat of a vein.



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