lactic acid bacillus
lac·tic ac·id ba·cil·lus
a member of the genus Lactobacillus.
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lactic acid bacillusA nonspecific term for lactobacilli, which are gram-positive; aerobic and facultatively anaerobic; have terminal spores; and produce lactic acid from fermentable sugars.
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