barophilic


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barophilic

 [bar″o-fil´ik]
growing best under high atmospheric pressure; said of bacteria.
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bar·o·phil·ic

(bar'ō-fil'ik),
Thriving under high environmental pressure; applied to microorganisms.
[G. baros, weight, + phileō, to love]
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bar·o·phil·ic

(bar'ō-fil'ik)
Thriving underhigh environmental pressure; applied to microorganisms.
[G. baros, weight, + phileō, to love]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012