barophilic

adjective

(of living organisms) growing best in conditions of high atmospheric pressure

Nearby words

  1. binocular rivalry,
  2. binocular vision,
  3. binoculars,
  4. binomial,
  5. binomial coefficient,
  6. binomial experiment,
  7. binomial nomenclature,
  8. binomial series,
  9. binomial theorem,
  10. binominal

Derived Formsbarophile (ˈbærəˌfaɪl), noun

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Medicine definitions for barophilic

barophilic

[băr′ō-fĭlĭk]

adj.

Of, relating to, or being a microorganism that thrives under high environmental pressure.

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