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Definition of the adjective acidophilic

What does acidophilic mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. especially of some bacteria; growing well in an acid medium

Alternative definition of the adjective acidophilic

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or being an acidophile

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Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Acidophilic Having an affinity for acidic dye or staining readily with acidic dyes. Acidophilic Adenoma A tumor of the pituitary gland, characterized by cells that can be stained red with an acid dye. Acidophilism The overactivity of the acidophilic cells in the pituitary gland Acidophilus Milk A medicinal beverage produced by fermentation of heat-treated skimmed milk with Lactobacillus acidophilus. It contains a high concentration of lactic acid. Acidosis A condition in which there is an ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

acidophilic, adj. acidophilic adenoma, a tumor of the pituitary gland characterized by cells that can be stained red with an acid dye. Gigantism and acromegaly can result from the hypersecretion of growth hormone caused by an acidophilic adenoma. acidophilus milk /as'idof'olos/, milk inoculated with cultures of Lactobacillus acidophilus, used in various enteric disorders to change the bacterial flora of the GI tract. acidosis /as'id6'sis/ [L, acidus + Gk, osis, condition], an abnormal ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

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 or tissues) that stain readily with acid stains. See also aciduric. acidophilous. 1: acidophilic. 2: descriptive of organisms (e.g., bacteria and green plants, that thrive in an acid soils or other media. acidophilus. acidophilous (def. 2). acidophily. the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)

Leaching of pyrite by acidophilic heterotrophic iron-oxidizing bacteria in pure and mixed cultures. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 65: 585–590, with permission from the publisher. result in a change in the overall free energy (ÁG) and allow an otherwise thermodynamically unfeasible reaction to proceed. A syntrophic association involving an acid-tolerant Desulfosporosinus-like SRB and an acetic acid-degrading ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2010)

by Moselio Schaechter

Leaching of pyrite by acidophilic heterotrophic iron-oxidizing bacteria in pure and mixed cultures. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 65: 585–590, with permission from the publisher. result in a change in the overall free energy (ÁG) and allow an otherwise thermodynamically unfeasible reaction to proceed. A syntrophic association involving an acid-tolerant Desulfosporosinus-like SRB and an acetic acid-degrading ...

Google previewEnvironmental Law Lexicon (2015)

by Nicholas A. Robinson

ACIDOPHILIC: Preferring. or. thriving. in. a. relatively. acid. environment;. staining . readily. with. acid. stains. [TIE]. ACID WASTE: A liquid or solid waste with a pH of less than 7. An acid waste is hazardous when its pH is 2.0 or less. ACTION: An Action, as in "major federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment" for purposes of federal environmental impact assessment under 42 U.S.C. Section 4332 (NEPA), includes action with effects that may be major and ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

acidophilic, adj. acidophilic adenoma , a tumour of the pituitary gland characterised by cells that can be stained red with an acid dye. It can be associated with over-production of growth hormone. Gigantism and ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

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

acidophilic. a. neoplasms adenomas and adenocarcinomas of the pars distalis ofthe pituitary glandare recorded incats, dogs, ...

Google previewDictionary of Flavors (2017)

by Dolf De Rovira, Sr.

Acidophilic Microorganisms – Microorganisms that grow well in acid conditions. See Microbiology. Acidophilus bacterium – See Starter Cultures. Acidophilus Milk –Milk fermented by the Lactobacillus. Acidulant(s) – Acidulants are flavor compounds that contribute to taste only and do not have any aroma. Therefore, citric acid is ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions (2009)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy

acidophilic, adj. acidophilic adenoma, a tumour of the pituitary gland characterised by cells that can be stained red with an acid dye. Gigantism and acromegaly can be caused by an acidophilic adenoma. Also called eosinophilic adenoma. acidophilus milk /as ́idof ́ələs/, milk inoculated with cultures of Lactobacillus acidophilus, used in various enteric disorders to change the bacterial flora of the GI tract. acidosis /as ́idö ́sis/ [ L, acidus + ...

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Small photo of Interstitial or Leydig cells located among seminiferous tubules. They are polyhedral epithelioid cells with a round nucleus and an acidophilic cytoplasm which contains pigment granules.Small photo of The interstitial or Leydig cells secrete testosterone. They are polyhedral epithelioid cells with a round nucleus and an acidophilic cytoplasm which contains pigment granules and lipid droplets. More...

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