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aerophilic

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

(ār-ō'bik),
1. Living in air.
2. Relating to an aerobe.
Synonym(s): aerophilic, aerophilous
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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.
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Furthermore, all 8 isolates were positive for niacin accumulation, negative for nitrate reduction, susceptible to TCH, and showed aerophilic growth on Lebek medium.