acidophilic

adjective
ac·i·do·phil·ic | \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, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for acidophilic

acid entry 1 + -o- + -philic

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acidophilic

adjective
acid·o·phil·ic | \-ˈfil-ik \

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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