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lac•to•ba•cil•lus



Pronunciation: (lak"tō-bu-sil'us), [key]
n.,
pl. -cil•liPronunciation: (-sil'ī). [key]
Bacteriol.
any long, slender, rod-shaped, anaerobic bacterium of the genus Lactobacillus, that produces large amounts of lactic acid in the fermentation of carbohydrates, esp. in milk.

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