Definition of Halophilic

1. Adjective. of, or relating to a halophile ¹



2. Adjective. living and thriving in an environment of high salinity ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Halophilic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Halophilic

1. Literally, salt loving: able to survive in environments with high ionic strength such as salt lakes. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Halophilic

haloniums
halons
halonuclei
halonucleus
haloperidol
haloperidol reductase
haloperidols
haloperoxidase
haloperoxidases
halophenol
halophenols
halophil
halophila
halophile
halophiles
halophilic (current term)
halophilism
halophils
halophosphate
halophosphine
halophosphines
halophyte
halophytes
halophytic
haloprogin
haloquinoline
halorhodopsin
halorhodopsins
halos
halosaline

Literary usage of Halophilic

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1. Fish Fermentation Technology by Cherl-Ho Lee, Keith H. Steinkraus, P.J. Alan Reilly (1993)
"The cytochrome c oxidase next to above-mentioned had lower halophilic character. Inner cytochrome b4 oxidase was less halophilic, but stronger halophilic ..."

2. Laboratory Manual in General Microbiology by Dept. of Bacteriology and Public Health, Michigan, Michigan State University, East Lansing Agricultural College, Dept. of Bacteriology and Hygiene (1916)
"1000.00 cc Gelatin for cultivating phosphorescent halophilic organisms: Prepared as ordinary gelatin with the addition of 3% salt. The reaction is made —20° ..."

3. Water Quality in the Cook Inlet Basin, Alaska, 1998-2001 by Roy L. Glass (2004)
"The proportion of algae that prefer water enriched with dissolved minerals (halophilic) increased in Chester Creek during June 2000 from its headwaters to ..."

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