Pronunciation: ă-sid′ō-fil, ă-sid′ō-fīl
- A structure, cell, or other histologic element staining readily with acidic dyes.
- One of the acid-staining cells of the anterior pituitary.
- A microorganism that grows well in a highly acidic medium.
[acid + G. philos, fond]
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.