noun (plural propionibacteria /-rɪə/)
- A bacterium which metabolizes carbohydrate, some kinds being involved in the fermentation of dairy products and the aetiology of acne.
More example sentences
- Genus Propionibacterium; Gram-positive rods
- The study also monitored skin colonization by antibiotic-resistant propionibacteria.
More definitions of propionibacteriumDefinition of propionibacterium in:
- The US English dictionary