aciduric

aciduric

[as-i-door-ik, -dyoor-]
adjective
(of bacteria) capable of growth in an acid environment.

Origin:
apparently aci(d) + Latin dur(āre) to last + -ic

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aciduric ac·i·du·ric (ās'ĭ-dur'ĭk, -dyur'-)
adj.
Of or relating to bacteria that tolerate an acid environment.

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