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microaerophilic

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adjective mi·cro·aero·phil·ic \ -ˌar-ə-ˈfil-ik, -ˌer- \

medical Definition of microaerophilic

:requiring very little free oxygen
  • microaerophilic bacteria

microaerophilically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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