Organism that thrives at moderate temperatures (between, say, 20-40°C).
Organism living in the temperature range around that of warm-blooded animals i.e. between 18-25°C and 37°C.
<biology> Organism living in the temperature range around that of warm-blooded animals, usually between 20-45 degrees C. ... (09 Oct 1997) ... Found on http://www.mondofacto.com/facts/dictionary?mesophile
(mez´o-) (me´zo-fīl″) a microorganism that grows best at 20° to 55°C.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
(from the article `bacteria`) ...genera Pseudomonas, Flavobacterium, Achromobacter, and Alcaligenes. Mesophilic bacteria are those in which optimum growth occurs between 20 and 45 ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/m/76
mesophilous, mesophilic, mesophile, mesophily 1. Thriving under intermediate or moderate environmental conditions; sometimes restricted to conditions of moderate moisture, or to moderate temperature. 2. A reference to micro-organisms having an optimum for growth between 20 and 45 degrees Centigrade. 3. Organisms, such as bacteria, that thrive at hu...Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/1299/3
A mesophile is an organism that grows best in moderate temperature, neither too hot nor too cold, typically between 20 and 45 °C (68 and 113 °F). The term is mainly applied to microorganisms. Organisms that prefer extreme environments are known as extremophiles. The habitats of these organisms include especially cheese, yogurt, and mesophile org...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mesophile
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