Lactobacillus

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Lactobacillus

[¦lak·tō·bə′sil·əs]
(microbiology)
Lactic acid bacteria, the single genus of the family Lactobacillaceae; found in dairy products, meat products, fruits, beer, wine, and other food products.
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