metallotolerant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From metallo- +‎ tolerant

Adjective[edit]

metallotolerant (comparative more metallotolerant, superlative most metallotolerant)

  1. (biology) Able to tolerate a high concentration of metal ions in its environment.

Noun[edit]

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metallotolerant (plural metallotolerants)

  1. (biology) Any extremophile that is able to tolerate a high concentration of metal ions in its environment.