"Pyrococcus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A genus of strictly anaerobic ultrathermophilic archaea, in the family THERMOCOCCACEAE, occurring in heated seawaters. They exhibit heterotrophic growth at an optimum temperature of 100 degrees C.
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