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Definition of the adjective acidophilous
What does acidophilous mean as an attribute of a noun?
- especially of some bacteria; growing well in an acid medium
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by Robert Alan Lewis
acidophilic (acidophilous; oxyphilous). 1: acid tolerant; tolerant of or thriving in acidic habitats or environments. 2: descriptive of materials (e.g., cells ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
acidophilous. acidophilic. acidophily. the condition of being acidophilic, tolerant of, or successful in acidic habitats or environments. acidophobe. an organism that is intolerant of acidic ...
Phytoplankton was scarce inacidic Megene Chitanebut some Cyclotella pseudostelligeraand several acidophilous diatom specieswere recorded. Table 1 Summary examples ...
Three Volume Set by John A Matthews
Examples include acidophilous DIATOMS or nitrophilous plants.
by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott
acidophilic, acidophilous a. [L. acidus, sour; Gr. philein, to love] 1. Tolerating acid; aciduric. 2. Staining readily in an acid stain. acidophobic a. [L. acere, to be ...
by Geoffrey Clough Ainsworth
acidiphilous ( acidophilous, acidophilic), growing on or in conditions of low hydrogen ion concentration ...
A New and Complete Dictionary ... by William Alexander Newman Dorland
An element or substance that is readily stained with acid dyes, acidophilic, acidophilous (as-id-o-fil'ik, as-id- oPil-us). Readily stained with acid dyes, acidosis (as-id-o'sis). Increased acidity, or rather decreased ...
by Caroline Wormeley Latimer
acidophilic, acidophilous (as-id-o-fil'ik, as-id-of'il-us). Of bacteria, growing by preference on an acid medium. [Lat., acidus, acid, + Gr., philein, to love.] acldo'sis . A condition of diminished ability to neutralize normal acid products of metabolism.
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Scrabble value of A1C3I1D2O1P3H4I1L1O1U1S1
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