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Infection with a fungus of the genus Candida, especially C. albicans, that usually occurs in the skin and mucous membranes of the mouth, respiratory tract, or vagina but may invade the bloodstream, especially in immunocompromised individuals. Also called candidosis, moniliasis.
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(Medicine) another name for thrush21a
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(ˌkæn dɪˈdaɪ ə sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
any of a variety of infections caused by fungi of the genus Candida, occurring most often in the mouth, respiratory tract, or vagina. Compare thrush 2 (def. 1).
[1945–50; < New Latin Candid(a) + -iasis]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.candidiasis - an infection caused by fungi of the genus Monilia or Candida (especially Candida albicans)candidiasis - an infection caused by fungi of the genus Monilia or Candida (especially Candida albicans)
Candida albicans, Monilia albicans - a parasitic fungus that can infect the mouth or the skin or the intestines or the vagina
fungal infection, mycosis - an inflammatory condition caused by a fungus
thrush - candidiasis of the oral cavity; seen mostly in infants or debilitated adults
vaginitis - inflammation of the vagina (usually associated with candidiasis)
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n candidiasis f, infección f por hongos or levaduras
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The product is intended for the treatment or prevention of a range of fungal conditions, including recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis, onychomycosis and invasive fungal infections.
Many fungal infections, including chronic pulmonary aspergillosis, bone fungal infection, chronic disseminated candidiasis, chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis and prophylaxis, require long-term antifungal therapy.
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Among the women, vaginal candidiasis has become a common finding worldwide and up to 75% of them have symptomatic vaginal candidiasis at least once (3).
CANDIDA is a type of yeast that causes a fungal infection known as candidiasis. The fungus favors the mouth and intestines, although it can also live in any of the mucus membranes in the body.
Oral candidiasis is the most common human fungal infection, especially at the beginning and the end of life.
Candidiasis is a fungal infection caused by Candida yeasts.
Statistically significant difference was found between diabetic and non-diabetic patients in association with dental caries, periodontal disease, xerostomia, burning sensation, candidiasis, missing teeth, geographic tongue, taste abnormalities, impacted third molars and lichen planus.
But Iranian scientists have found a mixture of either ginger with clotrimazole or yogurt and honey with clotrimazole more effective and as such may be more useful than the clotrimazole to treat vaginal candidiasis.
Oral candidiasis is caused by fungi of the genus Candida and one of the most common opportunistic fungal infections of the human oral cavity.