osmophilic


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osmophilic

 [oz″mo-fil´ik]
having an affinity for solutions of high osmotic pressure.

os·mo·phil

, osmophilic (oz'mō-fil, -fil'ik),
Flourishing in a medium of high osmotic pressure.
[osmo(sis) + G. phileō, to love]

osmophilic

(ŏz′mə-fĭl′ĭk)
adj.
Requiring or tolerating conditions of high solute concentration or high osmotic pressure, as certain yeasts and other microorganisms.

os′mo·phile′ (-fīl′) n.
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The Effect of bromoxynil and profenofos on the populations of osmophilic fungi in soil.
juliana also had pitted, medium electron dense granules and medium osmophilic granules (the latter probably starch).
Ultrastructural study of the refractile material on our patient revealed irregular osmophilic debris measuring 1.49 microns in greatest diameter (figure 1C, inset).
(2) Hanai et al (13) noted in 1971 that inclusions from cultured fibroblasts of patients with ML II were different from those of patients with MPSs, the former less metachromatic by light microscopy and containing osmophilic membranous structures by electron microscopy.
Designed specifically to enhance the growth of viable osmophilic yeasts and xerophilic moulds from low water activity environments, this complete formulation requires no additional supplementation, minimising media preparation time and reducing procurement needs and costs.
Electron microscopy showed an abundance of osmophilic granules; the visual, auditory and somatosensory evoked potentials were normal, as was the EEG.
With the exception of osmophilic yeasts, honey is not a good medium for microbes.
Dichloran 18% Glycerol Agar (DG18 Agar) is for the enumeration of viable osmophilic yeasts and xerophilic moulds in food or animal feed products that have a water activity of 0.95 or less.