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Definition of "intestinal flora" [intestinal flora]

  • Harmless microorganisms (as Escherichia coli) that inhabit the intestinal tract and are essential for its normal functioning (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "intestinal flora" in a sentence
  • "But when the intestinal flora lacks sufficient good bacteria from a healthy whole-foods diet, or when we consume foods that can produce an allergic sensitivity in some people—as do many chemicals, artificial preservatives, and dyes—inflammation develops in the lining of the intestine."
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