neutrophile
(nu\'tro-faīl")
Microorganisms that grow best at a neutral pH range between pH 5.5 and 8.0.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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  • Neutrophile — Neutrophil Neu tro*phil, Neutrophile Neu tro*phile, n. [L. neuter + Gr. ? loving.] (Physiol.) One of a group of leukocytes whose granules stain only with neutral dyes; it is the chief phagocytic leukocyte in the circulating blood, comprising from …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Neutrophile — See also: Neutrophil granulocyte A neutrophile is an organism that thrives in neutral pH environments. See also Acidophile Alkaliphile Extremophile Categories: MicrobiologyMicrobiology stubs …   Wikipedia

  • Neutrophile — On appelle neutrophile un constituant cellulaire qui a une affinité pour les colorants neutres. Les granulocytes neutrophiles (ou plus simplement neutrophiles) sont une catégorie de granulocyte ayant une affinité pour les colorants neutres. La… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Neutrophile — Neu|tro|phi̱le m; n, n (meist Mehrz.): neutrophile Granulozyten …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • neutrophile — See neutrophil. * * * …   Universalium

  • neutrophile — noun Any organism that thrives in a relatively neutral pH …   Wiktionary

  • neutrophile — n. white blood cell easily stained with thiazine dyes (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • neutrophile — neu·tro·phile …   English syllables

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