How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"psychro" is from "psukhros" (cold) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "cold" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|At what rate would a psychrophile begin to die off if incubated at 37C?|
|I have many Psychroteuthis in collections here from Antarctic waters.|