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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.]
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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]
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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
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candida

[ˈkændɪdə] N (Med) → afta f
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candida

n (Med) → Candidose f
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References in periodicals archive ?
Ernst, "Placental and fetal findings in intrauterine Candida lusitaniae infection following in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer," Pediatric and Developmental Pathology, vol.
"Among 57% of Non-Candida albicans, the Candida tropicalis were 42%, Candida krusei were 6%, Candida guilliermondii were 4%, Candida inconspicua, Candida parapsilosis, Candida glabrata, Candida rugosa and Candida lusitaniae were 1% each." Dr.
Candida albicans 128(58.45%) was the most predominant species followed by Candida glabrata 30(13.69%), Candida tropicalis 26(11.87%), Candida krusei 17(7.76%), Candida parapsilosis 12(5.47%), Candida dubliniensis 3(1.37%) and Candida lusitaniae 3(1.37).
lusitaniae: Candida lusitaniae Table 3: Antifungal susceptibility patterns of Candida isolates Species Fluconazole Voriconazole Caspofungin (%) (%) (%) C.
Control strains were as follows: Candida albicans ATCC 90028, Candida tropicalis ATCC 750, Candida parapsilosis ATCC 22019, Candida glabrata ATCC 64677, Issatchenkia orientalis (Candida krusei) ATCC 6258, Candida lusitaniae ATCC 34449, Candida guilliermondii ATCC 6260, Candida dubliniensis GM0314.