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 (mō′nə-lī′ə-sĭs, mŏn′ə-)
[New Latin Monīlia, type genus (from Latin monīle, necklace) + -iasis.]
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(Medicine) med a yeast infection caused by the fungus Candida
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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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A fungal infection that affects moist skin areas; also called candiasis.
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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
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n. moniliasis. V.: candidiasis
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References in periodicals archive ?
Infections commonly known as oral candidiasis or moniliasis, have different clinical forms, such as pseudomembranous candidiasis, commonly known as thrush, erythematous candidiasis, hyperplastic and mucocutaneous candidiasis, being common problems faced by dental professionals (Simoes et al., 2013).
Una rara complicacien de la moniliasis esofegica," Acta Gastroenterologica Latinoamericana, vol.
Purulent discharge is due to specific infections such as gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis, moniliasis and ulcerated growths of cervix and vagina.
En cuanto al control de enfermedades, la mayoria no recuerda muchas tecnicas: de nueve listadas solo recordaban la moniliasis y la escoba de bruja, en tanto que en la categoria <<otros>>, apuntaban al ciloborum y la cochinilla rosada.
It is also known by other names such as candidosis, moniliasis, and oidiomycosis.
Las enfermedades que se evidenciaron fueron moniliasis, mal de machete y mazorca negra, para su determinacion se recurrio a los modulos tecnicos de cacao de FEDECACAo/pRONATTA (2004), en lo referente a enfermedades donde se detallan los sintomas o diagnostico de las mismas.
Women with diabetic complication had vaginal moniliasis (80.0%) frequent urinary tract infections (75.6%) and one women developed retinopathy (Table-II).When the findings relating to the women's depression history were examined it was found that according to the BDI scores nearly one of the two women had depression symptoms (48.5%).