acidophilic

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adjective ac·i·do·phil·ic \ˌa-sə-dō-ˈfi-lik\

Definition of acidophilic

  1. 1 :  staining readily with acid stains :  acidophil

  2. 2 :  preferring or thriving in a relatively acid environment

1895

First Known Use of acidophilic

1895


Medical Dictionary

acidophilic

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adjective acid·o·phil·ic \-ˈfil-ik\

Medical Definition of acidophilic

  1. 1:  staining readily with acid stains :  acidophil <acidophilic white blood cells>

  2. 2:  preferring or thriving in a relatively acid environment <acidophilic bacteria>


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