[ mī′krō-âr′ə-fĭl′ ]
An aerobic bacterium that survives in environments having a lower concentration of oxygen than is present in air.
Of, relating to, or behaving like such an organism.
Words nearby microaerophil
Other words from microaerophilmi′cro•aer′o•phil′ic (-fĭl′ĭk) adj.
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