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Definition of the adjective aciduric

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

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  1. [context: of bacteria] growing in acidic medium, but preferring an alkaline medium

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Google previewDictionary of Agronomy (1989)

by L. L. Somani

5, more properly called aciduria See also aciduric BACTERIA. Aciduric Bacteria. Bacteria capable of growing in a medium of a low pH, like lactobacilli. Acquired Characteristic. A particular characteristic acquired during life as a result ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

aciduric. adj. Describing the ability to tolerate exposure to pH environments lower than 7. acinic. cell. tumour. n. A malignant tumour of the salivary glands in which the cells typically resemble salivary acini. It is now classified by the *World ...

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

Tolerating acid; aciduric. 2. Staining readily in an acid stain. acidophobic a. [L. acere, to be sour; Gr. phobos, fear] Pertaining to the intolerance of an acid environment; oxyphobic. acidotheca n. [L. acere, to be sour; Gr. theke, case] ( ARTHRO: ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

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

aciduric [as′′-doo'rik] ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Aciduric 1. Tolerant to an acidic condition. 2.

Google previewDictionary of Flavors (2017)

by Dolf De Rovira, Sr.

Aciduric – A description of the types of organisms that can grow.

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

-uric, mercuric, purpuric, sulfuric, telluric; aciduric, barbituric. -urist, jurist, purist, tourist; coiffurist; manicurist, pedi- curist; caricaturist, ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

acidophilic (acidophilous; aciduric; oxyphilous). 1: tolerant of or thriving in acidic habitats or environments. 2 : staining ...

Google previewOxford English Dictionary Additions Series (1997)

by John A. Simpson, E. S. C. Weiner

aciduric (aesrdjoortk), a. [f. ACID a. and n. + EN)DUR(E v. (or L. dur-are to hold out, last) + -IC.] Acidophilic; tolerant of acid conditions.

Google previewConcept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences (1992)

by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta

Also called aciduric. Acidopill Any substance tissue or organism having an affinity for acid stains. Acid phosphate Most widely used phosphoric fertilizer. Phosphoric acid content wholly water soluble. Brownish grey mixture of monocal- cium ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

aciduric. tolerant of acid media or environments that are more acid than the optimum.

Google previewMosby's Dental Dictionary (2007)

by Elsevier, Mosby

both aciduric and acidophilic. It is the combination of plaque and acid that leads to smooth surface caries. S. pneumoniae (nmo ̄′nye ̄), n the antigenic type of pneumococci that cause pneumonia and other diseases in humans.

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

aciduric (ası ̆- doorik, -du ̄r) [acid L. durare, to endure -ic] Pert. to bacteria that are able to survive moderate acidity. acinar (ası ̆-nar) [L. acinus, grape] Pert. to an acinus.

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (2011)

by Dorland

aciduric acou- akouo ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)


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