Cryophilic Microorganisms

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Cryophilic Microorganisms

 

bacteria, mold fungi, and certain other microorganisms that are capable of developing at relatively low temperatures (around 0°C); also called psychrophilic microorganisms.

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