Halophile

Organism requiring salt for growth. An organism that grows best at high concentrations of salts.

halophile

Literally, salt-loving: organism that tolerates saline conditions, in extreme cases in concentrations considerably in excess of those found in normal sea water such as salt lakes. Some Archaebacteria (eg. Halobacterium halobium> Halobacterium halobium ) are notable for their ability to survive extremes of salinity.

Halophile

Halophiles are organisms that live in high salt concentrations. They are a type of extremophile organism. The name comes from the Greek word for `salt-loving`. While most halophiles are classified into the Archaea domain, there are also bacterial halophiles and some eukaryota, such as the alga Dunaliella salina or fungus Wallemia ichthyophaga. S.....
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halophile

(from the article `bacteria`) Water is a fundamental requirement for life. Some bacteria prefer salty environments and are thus called halophiles. Extreme halophiles, such as ...
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halophile

[n] - archaebacteria requiring a salt-rich environment for growth and survival
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halophile

halophil noun archaebacteria requiring a salt-rich environment for growth and survival
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halophile

Any organism that lives or thrives in a salty environment. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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halophile

halophile, halophil 1. A microorganism requiring a high concentration of salt for optimal growth. 2. Any life form that thrives in saline environments.
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halophile

Organism which lives in areas of high salt concentration. These organisms must have special adaptations to permit them to survive under these conditions.
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