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Definition of the adjective aerophilic
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- depending on free oxygen or air
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by Scott Elias, Cary Mock
Diatoms canalso grow assubaerial forms (aerophilic) on damp rock faces, terrestrial soils,or evenonthe leaves of plants growing in damp environments. These includespecies suchasHantzschia amphioxys, Diadesmisspp.,some Pinnularia ...
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
aerophilic[ār′′o-fil'ik] requiring air for proper growth. aerophilous[ār-of' -lus] aerophilic. aeroplethysmograph [ār′′o-pl -thiz'mo-graf] an apparatus forgraphically recording respiratoryvolumes. aerosinusitis [ār′′o- si′′n ...
A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
AEROPHILIC Adj. (Greek, aer = air + philos = to love + -ic = of nature of.) Describing an attraction to or frequent association with air currents.
The samples contained aerophilic greenalgae like Chlorococcum, Stichococcus, Pleurococcus, Hormidium, andsome Cyanoprokaryotes.
or inhalation (aerophilic species). PM contamination may occur through AM wounds and PM artifacts and during the entire sequence of ...
by P. Somasundaran
A hydrophobic mineral is also aerophilic, which has a high affinity for gas or air. This is illustrated in Fig. 3.'7' In contrast, a hydrophilic mineral has a high affinity for water. Because most of the minerals present in the ore are hydrophilic in ...
aerophilic. an aerophilic organism. requiring air for proper growth; aerobic. aero•pho•bia (a ̄r-o-fo0be-e) [aero- + -phobia] irrational fear of drafts or fresh ...
by Donald Venes
microaerophilic (mi"krö-ar'ö-fil" ík) [micro- + aerophilic] Of certain bacteria, growing at low concentrations of ...
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