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noun 
  1. The species name for Lactobacillus acidophilus, one of the bacteria commonly used in fermenting yogurt.
  2. The "good bacteria" found naturally in the human stomach and intestines.
Etymology: Acidophilus means acid-loving and is derived from the fact that the bacteria thrive in an acidic environment.


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