microaerophilic

adjective
mi·​cro·​aero·​phil·​ic | \ -ˌar-ə-ˈfil-ik, -ˌer- How to pronounce microaerophilic (audio) \

Medical Definition of microaerophilic

: requiring very little free oxygen microaerophilic bacteria

Other Words from microaerophilic

microaerophilically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce microaerophilically (audio) \ adverb

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“Microaerophilic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/microaerophilic. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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