Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to aerophilic: Microaerophilic
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.aerophilic - depending on free oxygen or airaerophilic - depending on free oxygen or air; "aerobic fermentation"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
(34), reported that though Pachysolen tannophilus which is having strong affinity towards xylitol production in micro aerophilic condition, this semi aerobic mode also favoring ethanol fermentation due to submerged fermenting and surface fermenting nature of Pachysolen tannophilus and Saccharomyces cerevisiae, respectively.
The presence of the diatom Pinnularia borealis (an aerophilic species) also suggests that the area was either a wash zone or contained enough moisture to sustain diatom growth.