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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