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Definition of the adjective acidophilic

What does acidophilic mean as an attribute of a noun?


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

Alternative definition of the adjective acidophilic


  1. of, relating to, or being an acidophile

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Google previewNothnagel's Encyclopedia of Practical Medicine (1905)

acidophilic polymorphonuclear leukocytes ...

Google previewJablonski's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations (2008)

by Stanley Jablonski

A abnormal; abortion; absolute temperature; absorbance; acceptor; accommodation; acetone; acetum; achondroplasia; acid; acidophil, acidophilic; acromion; actin; Actinomyces; activity [radiation]; adenine; adenoma; adenosine; admittance; ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Chemoetymology (2006)

The Whys and Whences of Chemical Nomenclature and Terminology by Alexander Senning

acidophilic derived from acidum and -philic acidulate derived from acidulus, diminutive of acidus (Latin: sour), from acer (Latin: sharp) acidum New Latin: acid , ultimately ...

Google previewAppleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)

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.

Google previewA Practical Medical Dictionary ... (1922)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

staining readily with eosin dyes; oxyphilic, acidophilic (eosin being an acid dye). eosinotactic (e-o-sin-o-tak'tik) [eosino(phile) + G. iaktikos, in orderly arrangement.] Exerting a force of attraction or repulsion on eosinophile cells.

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1910)

Acidophilic, Acidophilous (as-id-o-fil'ik, as-idof'il-us). Readily stained with acid dyes, Acidosis (as-id-o'sis). Increased acidity, or rather decreased alkalinity, of the blood. Acidosteophyte (as-id-os'te-o-fit) [Gr. 4xis point + Borsov bone + ...

Google previewThe American illustrated medical dictionary. 1900 (1900)

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Acidophilic ...

Google previewThe American illustrated medical dictionary. 1916 |8th ed. 1916 printing (1919)

acidophilic, acidophilous (as-id-o-fil'ik, as-id- of'il-us). Readily stained with acid dyes. acidosis (as-id-o'sis). Increased acidity or, rather, decreased alkalinity of the biood; depiction ...

Google previewPocket dictionary of biochemistry (2000)

by Peter Reuter

acĂ­dophilic 244 acidophilic adj. s.u. acidophil II. acidophilic cell ( Adenohypophyse). A antigen Antigen A AA protein AA-Protein nt, Amyloid- protein-A nt. abacterial adj. frei von Bakterien. bakterienfrei, abakteriell. A band A -Band nt, ...

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

by George Milbry Gould

Acidophilic, Acidophilous (as-id-of '-it-ik, -us). Having special affinity for acid stains. Cf. Acidophil. Acidosis (as-id-o'-sis) [acidum, acid]. A condition of acidity. Acidoxyl {as-id-oks'-il). A compound of an acidyl or acid radicle with 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

Acidophilic, Acidophilous (as-iii-of'-il-ik, -us). Having special affinity for acid stains. Cf. Acidophil. Acidosis (as-id-o'-sis) [acidum, acid]. A condition of acidity.

Google previewLandscaping Lexicon (2012)

by Manuel Horiot, Alexandra Massat

red elderberry American sweet gum American white wood Alpine garden Almond tree Alleyway Alluvium Aleppo pine Alder Air Aerobic Aggregates Agricultural landscape Agriculture Acidophilic Active ingredient Additive Adjustable spanner ...

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The value of this 11-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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