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microaerophil

[ mī′krō-ârə-fĭl′ ]
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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.
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Other words from microaerophil

mi′cro•aer′o•philic (-fĭlĭk) adj.
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