Acidophilus Milk Definition

Milk with bacteria (Lactobacillus acidophilus) added that is used to modify intestinal bacteria.
Webster's New World
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.
American Heritage Medicine

Origin of Acidophilus Milk

  • New Latin acidophilus specific epithet of several species of bacteria acid -philus -philous

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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