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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A beneficial bacterium found in the intestinal tract of healthy mammals; often considered to be a plant.

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  • The term probiotic means for life and it is currently used to name bacteria associated with beneficial effects for humans and animals.
  • Food Editor• • E-mail The term probiotic literally means "for
  • A probiotic is an organism that contributes to the health and balance of the intestinal tract.
  • There is no regulation of the word probiotic so the implication that it is pro-health for humans is a fallacy. for more
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