Definition of osmophile in English:

osmophile

noun

Biology
  • An osmophilic microorganism.

adjective

Biology
  • Having an affinity for or staining readily with osmic acid.

Origin

1960s. From osmo- + -phile, after osmophilic<br>1920s; earliest use found in Science. From osmo- + -phile.

Pronunciation

osmophile

/ˈɒzməfʌɪl/