lactobacillus

See also: Lactobacillus

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the genus name.

lacto- + bacillus

NounEdit

lactobacillus (plural lactobacilli)

  1. Any of many rod-shaped, nonmotile, aerobic bacteria, of the genus Lactobacillus, that ferment sugars to form lactic acid

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