dysbiosis


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dysbiosis

(dĭs″bī-ō′sĭs) [″ + Gr. biosis, living]
An unhealthy change in the normal bacterial ecology of a part of body, e.g., of the intestines or the oral cavity.
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Dysbiosis

The condition that results when the natural flora of the gut are thrown out of balance, such as when antibiotics are taken.
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