aciduric

[ as-i-doo r-ik, -dyoo r- ]
/ ˌæs ɪˈdʊər ɪk, -ˈdyʊər- /

adjective

(of bacteria) capable of growth in an acid environment.

Origin of aciduric

apparently aci(d) + Latin dur(āre) to last + -ic
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Medicine definitions for aciduric

aciduric

[ ăs′ĭ-durĭk ]

adj.

Of or relating to bacteria that tolerate an acid environment.
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