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can·di·da

 (kăn′dĭ-də)
n.
Any of various fungi of the genus Candida that are found especially on the skin and in the mucous membranes of the mouth, intestinal tract, and vagina and that may become pathogenic, such as C. albicans, the causative agent of thrush.

[Latin, feminine of candidus, white; see candid.]

candida

(ˈkændɪdə)
n
(Microbiology) any yeastlike parasitic fungus of the genus Candida, esp C. albicans, which causes thrush (candidiasis)
[New Latin, feminine of candidus white]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.candida - any of the yeastlike imperfect fungi of the genus Candida
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
genus Candida - a genus of yeastlike imperfect fungi; sometimes included in genus Monilia of the family Moniliaceae
Candida albicans, Monilia albicans - a parasitic fungus that can infect the mouth or the skin or the intestines or the vagina
Translations

candida

[ˈkændɪdə] N (Med) → afta f

candida

n (Med) → Candidose f
References in classic literature ?
Erat enim ut si mundus, ipse excutiendo semet, rejecta vetustate, candida ecclesiarum vestem indueret
In previous studies (1-3), > 90% of all Candida-associated invasive fungal infections were caused by 1 of 5 Candida spp.
The yeast pathogens include Candida albicans and/or Candida tropicalis, Candida parapsilosis, and Candida glabrata and/or Candida krusei, which are known to cause bloodstream infections.
A blood test that identifies five Candida species directly from one blood sample, with results in 3-5 hours, has been cleared for marketing by the Food and Drug Administration, the agency announced.
All the literature indicates that people with candida should never eat any mushrooms.
The genera more commonly found were Candida and Aureobasidium pullulans within the ascomycetous group and Cryptococcus, Rhodotorula and Sporobolomyces within the basidiomycetes.
Although Candida albicans tends to get the most attention, it is only one of 150 fungal species known to be pathogenic to humans.
AIT sounds like you might have vaginal thrush, a common yeast infection caused by a fungus called Candida albicans, which is often found in the vagina.
You'll need to take anti-candida medication to get rid of it and antifungal cream in the genital area to remove candida from skin around the anus.
Of these cases, 25% are attributed to Candida albicans, other Candida species account for 25%, and Aspergillus species and other fungi account for the remainder.
He was far ahead of his time," explains Vishesh Arora of Curtain Call Productions, " Though no one was ready to stage Shaw's Candida in the 1890s, after 1904 there was several revivals of the play.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its Supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for the use of MYCAMINE (micafungin sodium) for injection by intravenous infusion for the treatment of pediatric patients four months and older with candidemia, acute disseminated candidiasis, Candida peritonitis and abscesses, esophageal candidiasis, and prophylaxis of Candida infections in patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplants (HSCT).