aciduric
growing in acidic medium, but preferring an alkaline medium

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  • aciduric — adj. [L. acere, to be sour; durus, hardy] Tolerating an acid medium; see acidophilic …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • aciduric — /as i door ik, dyoor /, adj. (of bacteria) capable of growth in an acid environment. [appar. ACI(D) + L dur(are) to last + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • aciduric — Pertaining to bacteria that tolerate an acid environment. [acid + L. duro, to endure] * * * ac·id·uric .as ə d(y)u̇r ik adj tolerating a highly acid environment also ACIDOPHILIC (2) * * * ac·id·uric (as″ĭ dooґrik) [ …   Medical dictionary

  • aciduric — adj. able to grow in an environment which contains acid …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aciduric — ac·i·du·ric …   English syllables

  • aciduric — /æsəˈdjurɪk/ (say asuh dyoohrik) adjective (of bacteria) capable of growth in an acid environment. {aci(d)1 + Latin dūr(āre) to last + ic} …   Australian English dictionary

  • aciduric — adjective especially of some bacteria; growing well in an acid medium • Syn: ↑acidophilic, ↑acidophilous • Similar to: ↑acid loving • Derivationally related forms: ↑acidophile (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • acidophilic — acidophilous acidophilousadj. 1. 1 growing well in an acid medium; said of some bacteria Syn: aciduric [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acidophilous — acidophilic acidophilic acidophilous acidophilousadj. 1. 1 growing well in an acid medium; said of some bacteria Syn: aciduric [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus — Taxobox color = lightgrey name = Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus regnum = Bacteria divisio = Firmicutes classis = Bacilli ordo = Lactobacillales familia = Lactobacillaceae genus = Lactobacillus species = L. delbrueckii subspecies = L …   Wikipedia

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