Definition of acidophilia in English:

acidophilia

noun

Biology Medicine
  • The property of cells, tissues, etc., of staining readily with an acid dye.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of Experimental Medicine. From acid + -o- + -philia, after basophilia.

Pronunciation:

acidophilia

/ˌasɪdə(ʊ)ˈfɪlɪə/