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yo·gurt

, yoghurt (yō'gŭrt),
Fermented, partially evaporated, whole milk prepared by maintaining it at 50°C for 12 hours after the addition of a mixed culture of Lactobacillus bulgaricus, L. acidophilus, and Streptococcus lactis; consumed as a food.
[Turkish]

yogurt

[yō′gərt]
Etymology: Turk, yoghurt
a slightly acid, semisolid, curdled milk preparation made from either whole or skimmed cow's milk and milk solids by fermentation with organisms from the genus Lactobacillus. It is rich in B complex vitamins and a good source of protein. It also provides a medium in the GI tract that retards the growth of harmful bacteria and aids in mineral absorption. Also spelled yoghurt.
A smooth semisolid dairy product produced by fermenting milk with Lactobacillus acidophilus and other bacteria that convert lactose into lactic acid. It is regarded as a healthy food and among other benefits, lowers the incidence of respiratory problems, lactose intolerance and vaginal candidiasis

yogurt

Nutrition A smooth semisolid dairy product produced by fermenting milk with Lactobacillus acidophilus and other bacteria that convert lactose into lactic acid; it is regarded as a healthy food

yo·gurt

(yō'gŭrt)
Fermented, partially evaporated, whole milk prepared by maintaining it at 50°C for 12 hours after the addition of a mixed culture of Lactobacillus bulgaricus, L. acidophilus, and Streptococcus lactis; consumed as a food.
[Turkish]

yogurt

A mildly acid milk product produced by fermentation by enzymes produced by the Lactobacillus bulgaricus . Yogurt has no special nutritional value, nor is it likely to produce any advantageous change in the intestinal organisms as has been claimed. It has been used as a vaginal cream to restore the normal acidity and help in the treatment of THRUSH.

yo·gurt

, yoghurt (yō'gŭrt)
Fermented, partially evaporated, whole milk prepared by maintaining it at 50°C for 12 hours after addition of a mixed culture of Lactobacillus bulgaricus, L. acidophilus, and Streptococcus lactis; consumed as a food.
[Turkish]

yogurt,

n a slightly acid, semisolid curdled milk preparation made from either whole or skimmed cow's milk and milk solids by fermentation with organisms from the genus
Lactobacillus. It is rich in B-complex vitamins and is a good source of protein. It provides a medium in the gastrointestinal tract that retards the growth of harmful bacteria and aids in the absorption of minerals. Also spelled
yoghurt.

yogurt, yoghurt

a form of curdled milk produced by fermentation with organisms of the genus Lactobacillus. Used in the treatment of convalescing calves and other young animals after attacks of diarrhea.