candidiasis definition

  • noun:
    • disease with a fungus regarding the genus Candida, specially C. albicans, that always does occur into the epidermis and mucous membranes associated with the mouth, respiratory system, or vagina but may invade the bloodstream, particularly in immunocompromised people. Also known as candidosis, moniliasis.
    • A fungal infection of every for the Candida (yeast) species.
    • contamination due to fungi of this genera Monilia or Candida, especially Candida albicans.
    • contamination brought on by fungi of this genus Monilia or Candida (especially Candida albicans)
    • Infection with a fungus of genus Candida, specifically C. albicans, that always takes place in the epidermis and mucous membranes of lips, respiratory tract, or vagina but may occupy the bloodstream, especially in immunocompromised individuals. Also referred to as candidosis, moniliasis.
    • A fungal infection of every associated with Candida (yeast) species.
    • an infection caused by fungi of this genera Monilia or Candida, particularly candidiasis.
    • contamination caused by fungi associated with the genus Monilia or Candida (especially Candida albicans)

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