ther.mo.al.ca.li.phi.lum. Gr. masc. adj.thermos, hot; French masc. n.alcali, alkali (from the Arabic al the; qaliy, soda ash); N.L. masc. adj. suff.-philus, loving; from Gr. masc. adj.philos, on; N.L. neut. adj.thermoalcaliphilum, referring to the organism's optimal growth under alkaline growth conditions at elevated temperatures
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