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Medical Term:

aerophil

Pronunciation: ār′ō-fil, -fīl

Definition:

  1. An organelle, cell, organ, or organism that has an affinity and need for air.
  2. An aerobic organism (aerobe), especially an obligate aerobe.

[aero- + G. philos, fond]

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