acidophilic

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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


Medical Dictionary

acidophilic

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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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