psychrotrophic love

Definitions

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  • adj. Describing microorganisms that thrive in a cold environment

Etymologies

psychro- + -trophic (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The main spoilage microbial groups for fresh pasta include mesophilic and psychrotrophic bacteria, total coliforms, Staphylococcus spp., lactic acid bacteria, as well as yeasts and moulds.

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