microaerophilic


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microaerophilic

 [mi″kro-ar″o-fil´ik]
requiring oxygen for growth but at lower concentration than is present in the atmosphere; said of bacteria.

mi·cro·aer·o·phil

, microaerophile (mī'krō-ār'ō-fil, -fīl),
1. An aerobic bacterium that requires oxygen, but less than is present in the air, and grows best under modified atmospheric conditions.
2. Relating to such an organism. Synonym(s): microaerophilic, microaerophilous
[micro- + G. aēr, air, + philos, fond]

microaerophilic

/mi·cro·aero·phil·ic/ (-a″er-o-fil´ik) requiring oxygen for growth but at lower concentration than is present in the atmosphere; said of bacteria.

mi·cro·aer·o·phil

, microaerophile (mī-krō-ār'ō-fil, -fīl)
1. An aerobic bacterium that requires oxygen, but less than is present in the air, and grows best under modified atmospheric conditions.
2. Relating to such an organism.
Synonym(s): microaerophilic.
[micro- + G. aēr, air, + philos, fond]

microaerophilic

requiring oxygen for growth but at a lower concentration than is present in the atmosphere, in conjunction with an enhanced carbon dioxide concentration; said of bacteria.
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