Definition of Aciduric
1. Adjective. Especially of some bacteria; growing well in an acid medium.
Similar to: Acid-loving
Derivative terms: Acidophil, Acidophile
Definition of Aciduric
1. Adjective. (context: of bacteria) growing in acidic medium, but preferring an alkaline medium ¹
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Medical Definition of Aciduric
1. Pertaining to bacteria that tolerate an acid environment. Origin: acid + L. Duro, to endure (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Aciduric
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1. The Journal of Infectious Diseases by Infectious Diseases Society of America, John Rockefeller McCormick Memorial Fund, John McCormick Institute for Infectious Diseases (1915)
"Within the aciduric bacilli group have been placed nearly all of the gram-positive rods without spores seen in the fecal smears. A study of pure cultures of ..."
2. Bacteriology by Arthur Isaac Kendall (1921)
"The aciduric bacteria are of two kinds: the true aciduric bacilli, of which Bacillus acidophilus is the best known, and facultatively ..."
3. A Treatise on the Transformation of the Intestinal Flora by Leo Frederick Rettger, Harry Asher Cheplin (1921)
"ingestion of one gram of lactose in connection with one cubic centimeter of the bacterial suspension there was an increase in the number of aciduric ..."
4. Pathogenic microorganisms by William Hallock Park (1920)
"If implantation of aciduric types was desired it would seem more logical to feed B. acidophilus which is naturally an intestinal ..."
5. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1922)
"Hull, Rettger, Distaso and Schiller observed the profound effect of lactose in changing the flora of animals from a putrefactive to an aciduric type. ..."
6. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"in a more rapid establishment of aciduric flora in the baby's intestine, this influence was not very great; that the progressive cessation of the symptoms ..."
7. Bacteriology and Mycology of Foods by Fred Wilbur Tanner (1919)
"These groups which have thus been used may be enumerated as follows: I. Putrefactive Group Bacillus colon, B. Welchii II. aciduric Group B. ..."