acidophil

noun acid·o·phil \ ə-ˈsi-də-ˌfil , a- \
variants: or less commonly acidophile play \-ˌfī(-ə)l\
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of acidophil

:a substance, tissue, or organism that stains readily with acid stains

acidophil

or less commonly acidophile adjective

Origin and Etymology of acidophil


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acidophil

adjective acid·o·phil \ ə-ˈsid-ə-ˌfil, a- \
variants: also acidophile play \-ˌfīl\

medical Definition of acidophil


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acidophil

noun
variants: also acidophile

medical Definition of acidophil

:a substance, tissue, or organism that stains readily with acid stains called also oxyphile

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