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Definition of the adjective aerophilous

What does aerophilous mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. depending on free oxygen or air

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

Aerophilous. Diatoms. Diatoms arenot restricted to growing infully aquatichabitats andthe diatom communities of soils and otherdamp habitats aredominated by specialized desiccationtolerant taxa (for areview see Johansen,2010). Therefore ...

Google previewDictionary of Aviation (1911)

by Robert Morris Pierce

aerophilous ,ee-a'zofi-las adj. [also spelt aerophilous, aerofilous] airsloving : said of ...

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1915)

A New and Complete Dictionary ... by William Alexander Newman Dorland

aerophilous (mi"kro-a'er-o-fil, -a-er-o-fil'ik, -a-er- of'il-us) [Gr. juxpos small + aerophilous]. Requiring only a small amount of free oxygen: said of bacteria. microbacillary (mi"kro-bas'il-a-re). Same as bacterial. microbacteria ...

Google previewA dictionary of new medical terms, a suppl. to 'An illustrated dictionary of medicine, biology and allied sciences'. (1905)

by George Milbry Gould

Aerophilous (a-er-of'-il-us). Fond of the open air. Aerophobe (a-er'-o-fob ) [ar/p, ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

aerophilous[ār-of' -lus] aerophilic. aeroplethysmograph [ār′′o-pl -thiz'mo-graf] an apparatus forgraphically recording respiratoryvolumes. aerosinusitis [ār′′o- si′′n ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Donald Venes, MD

aerophilic, aerophilous (ar”o-fil'ik, -of'ilfls) [aero- + Gr. philein, to love] Requiring oxygen ...

Google previewA Dictionary of New Medical Terms (1905)

Including Upwards of 38,000 Words and Many Useful Tables, Being a Supplement to "An Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology, and Allied Sciences". by George Milbry Gould

Aerophilous (a-er-of'-il-us).

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica ... (1902)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement

Such adaptations are termed aerophilous, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Supplement (1910)

by William Dwight Whitney

aerophilous ...

Google previewDictionary of Human Biology (2000)

by Peter Reuter

aerobic, aerophilic, aerophilous ...

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