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aerophilic

 [ār″o-fil´ik]
requiring air for proper growth.

aer·o·bic

(ār-ō'bik),
1. Living in air.
2. Relating to an aerobe.
Synonym(s): aerophilic, aerophilous

aerophilic

/aero·phil·ic/ (-fil´ik) requiring air for proper growth.

aer·o·bic

(ār-ō'bik)
1. Living in air.
2. Relating to an aerobe.
3. Activity in which oxygen is consumed to produce energy.
Synonym(s): aerophilic, aerophilous, oxidative.

aerophilic, aerophilous

requiring air for proper growth.
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A mature biofilm and rapid growth was observed by SEM analysis for both aerophilic and microaerophilic cultures when three microorganisms interacted in a same root canal.
Comparison between cultures in aerophilic media (top micrographs) and microaerophilic media (bottom micrographs) in the apical tooth portion after 30 days of incubation.
Furthermore, all 8 isolates were positive for niacin accumulation, negative for nitrate reduction, susceptible to TCH, and showed aerophilic growth on Lebek medium.