extremophile definition

  • noun:
    • An organism modified to living in conditions of severe temperature, pressure, or chemical concentration, like in extremely acidic or salty environments.
    • An organism that life under severe conditions of heat, salinity etc; commercially crucial as a source of enzymes that run under comparable circumstances.
    • An organism adapted to surviving in conditions of severe temperature, force, or chemical focus, such as highly acid or salty environments.
    • An organism that life under extreme problems of temperature, salinity etc; commercially crucial as a source of enzymes that work under similar problems.

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