1. lactobacillus

noun. ['ˌlæktoʊbəˈsɪləs'] a Gram-positive rod-shaped bacterium that produces lactic acid (especially in milk).


  • true bacteria
  • Lactobacillus acidophilus
  • eubacterium
  • eubacteria
  • acidophilus

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Words that Rhyme with Lactobacillus

  • mccrillis
  • squillace
  • mcgillis
  • amaryllis
  • agilis
  • hillas

Example sentences of the word lactobacillus

1. Adjective
Powerful strains of probiotics found in yogurt include lactobacillus and bifidobacteria.

2. Noun, singular or mass
NYU Langone Medical Center reports that the lactobacillus strain is associated with fighting this bacteria.