Acidophilus

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acidophilus

(1) A popular term for yogurt bacteria, which help restore normal GI-tract flora, after its alteration by antibiotics; acidophilus also may be useful in managing mucocutaneous candidiasis.
(2) Lactobacillus acidophilus, see there.
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Acidophilus

The bacteria called Lactobacillus acidophilus that is usually found in yogurt.
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