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Lactobacillus

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(lak-tō-bă-sil′ŭs )

[lacto- + Bacillus]
A genus of gram-positive, anaerobic, non-spore-forming bacilli of the family Lactobacillaceae. They produce lactic acid from carbohydrates and are responsible for the souring of milk. Some are part of the normal flora of the gastrointestinal tract and are considered probiotic.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Lactobacillus." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/746353/all/Lactobacillus.
Lactobacillus. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/746353/all/Lactobacillus. Accessed May 20, 2019.
Lactobacillus. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/746353/all/Lactobacillus
Lactobacillus [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/746353/all/Lactobacillus.
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