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lac·to·ba·cil·lus

 (lăk′tō-bə-sĭl′əs)
n. pl. lac·to·ba·cil·li (-sĭl′ī′)
Any of various rod-shaped, oxygen-tolerant anaerobic bacteria of the genus Lactobacillus that ferment sugars to lactic acid and are used in the production of certain foods such as yogurt, sauerkraut, and pickles.
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lactobacillus

(ˌlæktəʊbəˈsɪləs)
n, pl -li (-laɪ)
(Microbiology) any Gram-positive rod-shaped bacterium of the genus Lactobacillus, which ferments carbohydrates to lactic acid, for example in the souring of milk: family Lactobacillaceae
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lac•to•ba•cil•lus

(ˌlæk toʊ bəˈsɪl əs)

n., pl. -cil•li (-ˈsɪl aɪ)
any of various anaerobic bacteria of the genus Lactobacillus.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lactobacillus - a Gram-positive rod-shaped bacterium that produces lactic acid (especially in milk)
eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria - a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls; motile types have flagella
genus Lactobacillus - type genus of the family Lactobacillaceae
acidophilus, Lactobacillus acidophilus - a bacterium that is used to make yogurt and to supplement probiotics
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lactobacillus

n lactobacilo
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Parenting Magazine points out that each child's GI tract is unique, and that no two individuals have the same mix of bacteria, However, the two common benign bacteria, Lactobaccillus and Bifidobacterium, play important roles in the body.
Whilst the T2DM population were commonly associated with increased Lactobaccillus and decreased Clostridium species, a small case-controlled study of children with T1DM reported decreased Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus spp.
Os probioticos, em sua maioria sao produtos preparados com Lactobaccillus acidophillus, Streptococcus faecium, Bacillus subtilis e em alguns casos leveduras (GUZMAN, 1992).