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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
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