TITLE

psychrophilic

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1812
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "psychrophilic" is presented. It is related to preferring cold, as bacteria that thrive at low temperatures, between 0° and 30°C.
ACCESSION #
21242800

 

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