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acidophilus milk

[ as-i-dof-uh-luhs ]
/ ˌæs ɪˈdɒf ə ləs /
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noun
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

From New Latin, dating back to 1920–25; see origin at acid, -o-, -philous
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British Dictionary definitions for acidophilus milk

acidophilus milk
/ (ˌæsɪˈdɒfɪləs) /

noun
med milk fermented by bacteria of the species Lactobacillus acidophilus, used in treating disorders of the gastrointestinal tract
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