Definition of microaerophilic in English:

microaerophilic

Line breaks: micro|aero|phil¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌmʌɪkrəʊˌɛːrəˈfɪlɪk/

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adjective

Biology
  • (Of a microorganism) requiring little free oxygen, or oxygen at a lower partial pressure than that of atmospheric oxygen.

Derivatives

microaerophile

noun

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