Definition of Acidophilous
1. Adjective. Especially of some bacteria; growing well in an acid medium.
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Literary usage of Acidophilous
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Microtomist's Vade-mecum: A Handbook of the Methods of Microscopic Anatomy by Arthur Bolles Lee (1893)
"Orange G may be used instead (thus giving something very like Ehrlich-Biondi mixture), but in this case the acidophilous granules will stain greyish instead ..."
2. An Introduction to the Study of the Comparative Anatomy of Animals: A by Gilbert Charles Bourne, Arthur Bolles Lee (1900)
"See also Ehrlich's triacid, § 291, and his acidophilous mixture, § 309; also Wasserblau, ... Nucleoli are " acidophilous" in so far as, in fixed material, ..."
3. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1900)
"... with full development of haemoglobin and so acidophilous. Walker claims that the examination of blood spreads stained with alkaline methylen blue gives ..."
4. Annual of the Universal Medical Sciencesedited by [Anonymus AC02809657] edited by [Anonymus AC02809657] (1894)
"This substance penetrates by phagocytosis into the cellular body of the leucocytes and there forms the well-known granulations termed acidophilous. ..."
5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1895)
"... with the presence in the blood, afterward in the skin, of a substance which is fixed by the white globules under the form of acidophilous granules. ..."
6. Microbiology: A Text-book of Microörganisms, General and Applied by Charles E. Marshall (1921)
"Free acids do not inhibit development and the term acidophilous has been applied to the group. They grow slowly in milk, even at the optimum temperature, ..."
7. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1918)
"As they grow in very acid media the term acidophilous is applied. It was supposed that these bacteria were peculiar to certain fermented milks as ..."