Definition of Acidophile in English :

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Acidophile meaning in English

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Acidophile

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Noun

1. acidophil, acidophile

an organism that thrives in a relatively acid environment

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Acidophile

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adjective also: acidophilic (ˌæsɪdəʊˈfɪlɪk , əˌsɪdə- ), acidophilous (ˌæsɪˈdɒfɪləs )
1. 
(of cells or cell contents) easily stained by acid dyes
2. 
(of microorganisms) growing well in an acid environment
noun
3. 
an acidophil organism

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Acidophile

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noun
1. 
a cell, substance, or tissue easily stained by acid dyes, as any of the alpha cells in the anterior pituitary
2. 
an organism that has an affinity for and grows well in an acid environment
: also aˈcidoˌphile (əˈsɪdəˌfaɪl ; əsidˈəfīlˌ)

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Acidophile

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adj.
1. Growing well in an acid medium: acidophilic bacteria.
2. Easily stained with acid dyes: an acidophilic cell.

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