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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2. acidophilus

noun. a bacterium that is used to make yogurt and to supplement probiotics.


  • genus Lactobacillus
  • probiotic flora
  • Lactobacillus acidophilus
  • lactobacillus
  • probiotic bacterium
  • probiotic microflora


  • acidophilus (Latin)

Sentences with lactobacillus-acidophilus

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In addition to being available as a supplement, lactobacillus acidophilus is a probiotic that is found in dairy products such as yogurt and cottage cheese that contain active cultures.

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A key part of the detox is lactobacillus acidophilus, bacteria located in the vagina and in the large intestines.

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Acidophilus, also known by its more complete scientific moniker, lactobacillus acidophilus, is a bacterium that has beneficial health effects 1.

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Probiotics, which include lactobacillus acidophilus and bifidobacteria, have an indirect antiobiotic effect.