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acidophilus milk

[as-i-dof-uh-luh s] /ˌæs ɪˈdɒf ə ləs/
noun
1.
a fermented milk produced by growing the bacterium Lactobacillus acidophilus in milk, used in medicine to alter the microbial flora of the intestinal tract under certain conditions.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; < Neo-Latin; see acid, -o-, -philous
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acidophilus milk

/ˌæsɪˈdɒfɪləs/
noun
1.
(med) milk fermented by bacteria of the species Lactobacillus acidophilus, used in treating disorders of the gastrointestinal tract
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acidophilus milk in Medicine

acidophilus milk ac·i·doph·i·lus milk (ās'ĭ-dŏf'ə-ləs)
n.
Milk fermented by bacterial cultures that thrive in dilute acid, often used to alter the bacterial flora of the gastrointestinal tract in the treatment of certain digestive disorders.

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