Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-11874-316-4

Chapter 6 - Growth and Culturing of Bacteria - Self Quiz - Page 177: 6


(c) Psychrophile (f) Mesophile (e) Thermophile (b) Capnophile (d) Barophile (a) Halophile

Work Step by Step

The following terms are defined as: Psychrophile- Optimum growth temperature below 20°C; Mesophile - Optimum growth between 25—40°C; Thermophile- Optimum growth temperature above 50°C; Capnophile - Grows best in elevated CO2 concentrations; Barophile- Thrives at high atmospheric pressures; Halophile- Thrives in high salt concentrations.
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