acidophilus milk

ac·i·doph·i·lus milk
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [as-i-dof-uh-luh s]
    • /ˌa-sə-ˈdä-f(ə-)ləs mɪlk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [as-i-dof-uh-luh s]
    • /ˌa-sə-ˈdä-f(ə-)ləs mɪlk/

Definitions of acidophilus milk words

  • noun acidophilus milk milk fermented by bacteria of the species Lactobacillus acidophilus, used in treating disorders of the gastrointestinal tract 3
  • noun acidophilus milk milk with bacteria (Lactobacillus acidophilus) added that is used to modify intestinal bacteria 3
  • noun acidophilus milk a fermented milk produced by growing the bacterium Lactobacillus acidophilus in milk, used in medicine to alter the microbial flora of the intestinal tract under certain conditions. 1

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Origin of acidophilus milk

First appearance:

before 1920
One of the 12% newest English words
From New Latin, dating back to 1920-25; See origin at acid, -o-, -philous

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acidophilus milk popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 62% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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