osmophile Someone who has a fondness for certain odors. Inter-related cross references, directly or indirectly, involving word units meaning 'smell, odor': arom-; brom-; odor-, odori-; olfacto-; osphresio-; ozon-.
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Osmophilic organisms are microorganisms adapted to environments with high osmotic pressures, such as high sugar concentrations. Osmophiles are similar to halophillic (salt-loving) organisms because a critical aspect of both types of environment is their low water activity, aW. High sugar concentrations represent a growth-limiting factor for many m
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