fastidious


fas·tid·i·ous

adj \fa-ˈstid-ē-əs, fə-\

Definition of FASTIDIOUS

: having complex nutritional requirements <fastidious microorganisms>—used of bacteria that grow only in specially fortified artificial culture media

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