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

Origin and Etymology of acidophilic


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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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