from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A fungal infection of any of the Candida (yeast) species.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an infection caused by fungi of the genera Monilia or Candida, especially Candida albicans.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an infection caused by fungi of the genus Monilia or Candida (especially Candida albicans)


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