noun (plural propionibacteria /-ˈti(ə)rēə/)
- A bacterium that metabolizes carbohydrate, some kinds being involved in the fermentation of dairy products and the etiology of acne.
More example sentences
- Genus Propionibacterium; Gram-positive rods
- The study also monitored skin colonization by antibiotic-resistant propionibacteria.
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