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microaerophil in Medicine

microaerophil mi·cro·aer·o·phil (mī'krō-âr'ə-fĭl') or mi·cro·aer·o·phile (-fīl')
n.
An aerobic bacterium that survives in environments having a lower concentration of oxygen than is present in air. adj.
Of, relating to, or behaving like such an organism.


mi'cro·aer'o·phil'ic (-fĭl'ĭk) adj.
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