Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun acidophil

1 sense of acidophil

Sense 1
acidophil, acidophile -- (an organism that thrives in a relatively acid environment)
       => bacteria, bacterium -- ((microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants)

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