HyperDic: acidophilic

English > 1 sense of the word acidophilic:
ADJECTIVEallacidophilic, acidophilous, aciduricespecially of some bacteria
English > acidophilic: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningespecially of some bacteria; growing well in an acid medium.
Synonymsacidophilous, aciduric
Broaderacid-lovingThriving in a relatively acidic environment (especially of plants requiring a pH well below 7)
Catalanacidòfil, acidúric
Nounsacidophil, acidophilean organism that thrives in a relatively acid environment

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