Lactobacillus acidophilus

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Noun1.Lactobacillus acidophilus - a bacterium that is used to make yogurt and to supplement probiotics
probiotic, probiotic bacterium, probiotic flora, probiotic microflora - a beneficial bacterium found in the intestinal tract of healthy mammals; often considered to be a plant
genus Lactobacillus - type genus of the family Lactobacillaceae
lactobacillus - a Gram-positive rod-shaped bacterium that produces lactic acid (especially in milk)