acidophilic


ac·i·do·phil·ic

adjective \ˌa-sə-dō-ˈfi-lik\

Definition of ACIDOPHILIC

1
:  staining readily with acid stains :  acidophil
2
:  preferring or thriving in a relatively acid environment

First Known Use of ACIDOPHILIC

1895

acid·o·phil·ic

adjective \-ˈfil-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ACIDOPHILIC

1
: staining readily with acid stains : acidophil <acidophilic white blood cells>
2
: preferring or thriving in a relatively acid environment <acidophilic bacteria>

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