acidophilus milk

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acidophilus milk

Milk fermented by bacterial cultures that thrive in dilute acid, often used to alter the bacterial flora of the gastrointestinal tract in the treatment of certain digestive disorders.

[New Latin acidophilus, specific epithet of several species of bacteria : acid + -philus, -philous.]

acidophilus milk

(Medicine) med milk fermented by bacteria of the species Lactobacillus acidophilus, used in treating disorders of the gastrointestinal tract

ac•i•doph′i•lus milk′

(ˌæs ɪˈdɒf ə ləs)
milk cultured with the bacterium Lactobacillus acidophilus, used in medicine for modifying bacterial content of the intestine.
[1920–25; < New Latin; see acid, -o-, -philous]
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Noun1.acidophilus milk - milk fermented by bacteriaacidophilus milk - milk fermented by bacteria; used to treat gastrointestinal disorders
milk - a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings

ac·i·doph·i·lus milk

n. leche con acidófilos, leche fermentada por lactobacillus acidophilus.
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