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Definition of "acidophilus" []

  • A nickname for Lactobacillus acidophilus, one of the bacteria commonly used in fermenting yogurt. (noun)
  • The “good bacteria” found naturally in the human stomach and intestines. (noun)

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Use "acidophilus" in a sentence
  • "I'm considering moving to Moosejaw and putting a big plastic bubble around our house. oh and I agree with crazymumma-acidophilus is very helpful."
  • "In fact, I’m not going to be able to go into a frozen yogurt store without wondering if there are women floating in acidophilus pods in the basement."
  • "The bacteria concerned is most commonly a combination of Streptococcus salivarius and thermophilus, and a Lactobacillus such as acidophilus, bulgaricus or bifidus."