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English definition of “acidophilus”

acidophilus

noun [U]     /ˌæ.s.ɪˈdɒf.ɪ.ləs/ US  /-dɑːfə.ləs/ specialized
a type of bacterium used to make yogurt or as a medicine to help people digest food if they have a stomach illnessBacteria, moulds, germs and viruses
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