TITLE

probiotic

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1776
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "probiotic" is presented. It refers to a microorganism that has a favorable effect on living cells and tissues. The bacteria Lactobacillus acidophilus which is present in the gastrointestinal tract is probiotic.
ACCESSION #
21242183

 

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