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[mez-uh-fil-ik, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˌmɛz əˈfɪl ɪk, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zə-, -sə-/

(of bacteria) growing best at moderate temperatures, between 25°C and 40°C.
(biology) (esp of bacteria) having an ideal growth temperature of 20–45°C


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