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acidophilic

 [as″ĭ-do-fil´ik]
1. easily stained with acid dyes.
2. growing best on acid media.

ac·i·do·phil·ic

(as'i-dō-fil'ik, ă-sid'ō-fil-ik),
Having an affinity for acid dyes; denoting a cell or tissue element that stains with an acid dye, such as eosin.
Synonym(s): oxychromatic

acidophilic

/ac·i·do·phil·ic/ (as″ĭ-do-fil´ik)
1. easily stained with acid dyes.
2. growing best on acid media.

acidophilic

(ăs′ĭ-dō-fĭl′ĭk) also

acidophilus

(-dŏf′ə-ləs)
adj.
1. Growing well in an acid medium: acidophilic bacteria.
2. Easily stained with acid dyes: an acidophilic cell.

a·cid′o·phil′ (ə-sĭd′ə-fĭl′), a·cid′o·phile′ (-fīl′) n.

acidophilic

adjective
(1) Histology
Referring to that which is stainable by an acidophilic dye—e.g., eosin, which imparts a red colour to tissues stained by H&E when examined by light microscopy.
(2) Microbiology
Referring to an acidophile, see there.

ac·i·do·phil·ic

(as'i-dŏ-fil'ik)
Having an affinity for acid dyes; denoting a cell or tissue element that stains with an acid dye, such as eosin.
Synonym(s): acidophil (1) , acidophile, oxychromatic.

acidophilic

1. Readily stained with acid dyes.
2. Thriving in an acid environment.

ac·i·do·phil·ic

(as'i-dŏ-fil'ik)
Having an affinity for acid dyes; denoting a cell or tissue element that stains with an acid dye.

acidophilic (as´idōfil´ik),

adj 1. readily stained with acid dyes.
adj 2. growing well in an acid medium.

acidophilic

1. easily stained with acid dyes.
2. growing best on acid media.

hepatocellular acidophilic bodies
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Note the less acidophilic region in the basal portion of cells (arrowheads) that characterizes the presence of folds in the basolateral membrane.
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1) and the acidophilic hemolymph in the heart chamber (HL in Fig.
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Transjugular liver biopsy revealed micronodular cirrhosis with periodic acid-Schiff (PAS)-positive acidophilic bodies in the cytoplasm of the hepatocytes.
In Thiobacillus ferrooxidans, an acidophilic chemoautotrophic bacterium sensitive to mercury ions, a group of mercury-resistant strains, which volatilize mercury, has been isolated.
Because the desired isolates would be aciduric or acidophilic, a selective medium, Bacillus Tomato Juice Agar (BTJA), was developed for isolation (Table 2).
In a study conducted on the effectiveness of increasing inulin to probiotic yogurt within the three weeks of storage, an increase in the level of lactic acid in probiotic yogurt was reported and the increase in the level of the acidity is due to proteolytic activity of some acidophilic bacteria which are tending to increase more acidity and the presence of prebiotics will lead to controlling the process of post-acidification among the probiotics [7].
2000) suggested that the granules in immature granulocytes may be basophilic, becoming acidophilic when mature.