cryophilic


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cryophilic

[‚krī·ə′fil·ik]
(ecology)
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Soil organisms can thrive in hot (thermophylic), temperate (mesophylic), or cold (cryophilic) temperature regimes.
Benzaldehyde appears to interfere with thermophilic circuitry while diacetyl acts similarly with cryophilic circuitry.
lin-11 null mutant animals display cryophilic defects that phenocopy laser ablation of the AIZ interneuron.