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bacteriotherapy

Definitions

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  • n. Any therapeutic use of bacteria

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In medicine, the introduction of bacteria into the system for the cure of disease.

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Examples

  • There's very good reason to think this fecal transplantation, or bacteriotherapy, might work, but it needs to be proven before everybody starts to do it, stresses Dr. Lawrence Schiller, a gastroenterologist with the Baylor Health Care system in Dallas.

    Last-ditch method at fighting intestinal superbug

  • "There's very good reason to think this fecal transplantation, or bacteriotherapy, might work, but it needs to be proven before everybody starts to do it," stresses Dr. Lawrence

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  • It's called fecal bacteriotherapy, when feces mixed with a little saline, is given typically via a rectal enema or a nasogastric tube.

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