[ as-i-dof-uh-luh s ]
/ ˌæs ɪˈdɒf ə ləs /
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.
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Origin of acidophilus milk
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/ (ˌæsɪˈdɒfɪləs) /
med milk fermented by bacteria of the species Lactobacillus acidophilus, used in treating disorders of the gastrointestinal tract
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[ ăs′ĭ-dŏf′ə-ləs ]
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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