Definition of Acidophile

1. Noun. An organism that thrives in a relatively acid environment.

Exact synonyms: Acidophil
Generic synonyms: Bacteria, Bacterium
Derivative terms: Acidophilic, Acidophilic



Definition of Acidophile

1. Noun. an organism that lives and thrives under acidic conditions; a form of extremophile ¹

2. Noun. a plant that will thrive in relatively acid soil ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acidophile

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Acidophile

1. Describes any microorganism that can or must live in an acidic environment (pH below 6). (06 May 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acidophile

acidly
acidness
acidnesses
acidocyte
acidocytes
acidogenic
acidogenic fermentation
acidogenicities
acidogenicity
acidol
acidolysis
acidophil
acidophil adenoma
acidophil cell
acidophil granule
acidophile (current term)
acidophiles
acidophilic
acidophilic leukocyte
acidophilous
acidophils
acidophilus milk
acidophyte
acidophytes
acidopore
acidopores
acidoses
acidosis
acidosteophyte

Literary usage of Acidophile

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1. Studies on the Nervous System of the White Rat and the Foetal Cat by Shinkishi Hatai (1902)
"The present writer agrees with the view of LEV: in so far as he describes the nucleolus as a group of the acidophile particles which are surrounded by the ..."

2. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1900)
"The acidophile reticulum is seen in the axone hillock extending out as delicate longitudinal striations into the axis cylinder. ..."

3. Transactions of the Pathological Society of London by Pathological Society of London (1906)
"Some have acidophile or faintly basophil cytoplasms, and some have neutrophilic (myelocytes) or eosinophilic granules. Cells with rather small, clear, ..."

4. Clinical pathology of the blood: A Treatise on the General Principles and by James Ewing (1903)
"According to their reactions to these dyes the granules of leucocytes in human blood may be divided into three main groups, baso- phile, acidophile ..."

5. The Lymphatics: General Anatomy of the Lymphatics by Gabriel Delamare, Bernard Cunéo, Cecil Huntington Leaf (1904)
"In favour of a should be mentioned not only its marked acidophile nature, ... We may also observe that though the acidophile granules are very scattered in ..."

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