Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as acidophil.
- adj. especially of some bacteria; growing well in an acid medium
“It consists of montane to altimontane beech, and mixed beech forests, submontane to altimontane spruce and spruce-fir forests, and alpine vegetation in the European Alps. It also includes small portions of submontane acidophilous oak and mixed oak forests, nemoral, sub - and oro-Mediterranean pine forests, and nival and sub-nival vegetation of the high mountains.”
“These units include several vegetation units from Bohn et al. These include areas of lowland to submontane beech and mixed beech forests, lowland to submontane acidophilous oak and mixed oak forests, sub-Mediterranean and meso-supra-Mediterranean downy oak forests, fen and swamp forests, as well as floodplain, estuarine, and freshwater polder vegetation in the Aquitanian Plain, Armorican Massif, Paris Basin, and Netherlands.”
“It includes the lowland to submontane, montane to altimontane acidophilous oak and mixed oak forests, montane to altimontane beech and mixed beech forests, and mixed oak ash forests of the northwestern Iberian Peninsula.”
“It consists of the lowland to submontane acidophilous oak and mixed oak forests, mixed oak-hornbeam forests, and lowland to submontane hemiboreal and nemoral pine forests on the North European glaciated plain.”
“The Central European mixed forest ecoregion consists of lowland to submontane acidophilous oak and mixed oak forests, mixed oak-hornbeam forests, as well as lowland to submontane hemiboreal and nemoral pine forests on the North European glaciated plain.”
“Less fat than sour cream, better tasting than no fat, and acidophilous to boot.”
“Of the different methods used to substantially decrease or eliminate simmondsins, fermentation using the bacterium of sweet (acidophilous) milk currently seems to be the most effective.”
“In another few years we will probably all be on acidophilous (sp?) or some other probiotic.”
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