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propionibacteria

[ proh-pee-on-uh-bak-teer-ee-uh, -oh-nuh- ]
/ 藢pro蕣 pi藞蓲n 蓹 b忙k藞t瑟蓹r i 蓹, -藞o蕣 n蓹- /
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plural noun, singular pro路pi路on路i路bac路te路ri路um [proh-pee-on-uh-bak-teer-ee-uhm, -oh-nuh-]. /藢pro蕣 pi藞蓲n 蓹 b忙k藞t瑟蓹r i 蓹m, -藞o蕣 n蓹-/. Bacteriology.
aerobic or anaerobic bacteria of the genus Propionibacterium, found in dairy products, especially hard cheeses where certain species are associated with the ripening process.
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Origin of propionibacteria

<New Latin (1909); see propionic, bacteria
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