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Definition of Good-for-you bacteria

Good-for-you bacteria: Bacteria that are good for health. Lactobacillus acidophilus are a type of good-for-you bacteria. The term is an informal one for probiotic.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=40713
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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