hemophil

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hemophil

 [he´mo-fil]
1. thriving on blood.
2. a microorganism that grows best in media containing hemoglobin.
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he·mo·phil

, hemophile (hē'mō-fil, -fīl),
A microorganism growing preferably in media containing blood.
[hemo- + G. philos, fond]
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he·mo·phil

, hemophile (hē'mō-fil, -fīl)
A microorganism growing preferably in media containing blood.
Synonym(s): haemophil, haemophile.
[hemo- + G. philos, fond]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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