Definitions of acidophilus

n a bacterium that is used to make yogurt and to supplement probiotics

Lactobacillus acidophilus
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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