Definitions of acidophilus
  1. noun
    a bacterium that is used to make yogurt and to supplement probiotics
    synonyms: Lactobacillus acidophilus
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    type of:
    probiotic, probiotic bacterium, probiotic flora, probiotic microflora
    a beneficial bacterium found in the intestinal tract of healthy mammals; often considered to be a plant
    a Gram-positive rod-shaped bacterium that produces lactic acid (especially in milk)
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