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Of, relating to, or caused by a fungus of the genus Candida (formerly Monilia): monilial infections.
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(Pathology) pathol denoting a thrush infection, caused by the fungus Candida (formerly Monilia) albicans
[C20: from New Latin monilia, from Latin monīle necklace (referring to the beadlike form of the fungus)]
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