acidophilusmilk
acidophilus milk n.
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.]

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Universalium. 2010.

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