Bacterioprophylaxis | definition of bacterioprophylaxis by Medical dictionary
bacterioprophylaxis (bak-tēr″ē-ō-prō″fĭ-lak′sĭs) [ bacterio- + prophylaxis]
Administration of live bacteria to someone in order to prevent disease.
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References in periodicals archive
"Characterization of Bacillus species used for oral bacteriotherapy and bacterioprophylaxis
of gastrointestinal disorders," Applied and Environmental Microbiology, December 2000.