thermophilic etymology

English word thermophilic comes from English thermo- (Heat.), English -philic

Detailed word origin of thermophilic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
thermo- English (eng) Heat.
-philic English (eng)
thermophilic English (eng) Living and thriving at relatively high temperatures. Of, or relating to a thermophile.

Words with the same origin as thermophilic

Descendants of thermo-
thermoanalytical thermobalance thermodependency thermodiffractogram thermodynamic thermoecology thermogenesis thermohardening thermokinetics thermomagnetism thermomagnonic thermomechanics thermomould thermonuclear thermophone thermophotovoltaic thermoratchet thermoresponsive thermoscopic thermosensation thermostat thermotaxis thermotherapy thermotype thermovinification
Descendants of -philic
Americophilic Israelophilic Italophilic Sinophilic aerophilic androphilic anthropophilic azophilic biastophilic bibliophilic congophilic cytophilic fluorophilic halophilic iodophilic lipophilicity metallophilic metallophilicity neutrinophilic nyctophilic oleophilic rheophilic scatophilic theophilic