moniliasis

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mo·ni·li·a·sis

 (mō′nə-lī′ə-sĭs, mŏn′ə-)
[New Latin Monīlia, type genus (from Latin monīle, necklace) + -iasis.]

moniliasis

(ˌmɒnɪˈlaɪəsɪs)
n
(Medicine) med a yeast infection caused by the fungus Candida

can•di•di•a•sis

(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]

moniliasis

A fungal infection that affects moist skin areas; also called candiasis.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moniliasis - an infection caused by fungi of the genus Monilia or Candida (especially Candida albicans)moniliasis - 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)
Translations

mon·i·li·a·sis

n. moniliasis. V.: candidiasis