Monilia


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Related to Monilia: candida, Candida albicans, Trichomonas

Monilia

 [mo-nil´e-ah]
1. former name for Candida.
2. a genus of imperfect fungi of the family Moniliaceae.

Monilia

(mō-nil'ē-ă),
Generic term for a group of fungi that are commonly known as fruit molds; the sexual state is Neurospora. A few closely related pathogenic organisms formerly classified in this genus are now properly termed Candida.
[L. monile, necklace]

Monilia

/Mo·nil·ia/ (mo-nil´e-ah)
1. former name for Candida.
2. a genus of imperfect fungi of the family Moniliaceae.

Monilia

See Candida albicans.

Mo·nil·i·a

(mō-nil'ē-ă)
Generic term for a group of fungi commonly known as fruit molds; the sexual state is Neurospora. A few closely related pathogenic organisms formerly classified in this genus are now properly termed Candida.
[L. monile, necklace]

Monilia

group of moulds/fungi, causing skin conditions similar to candidiasis

Monilia

former name of a genus of parasitic fungi, now called candida.
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This disease, caused by the Monilia fungus, strikes apricots, nectarines, peaches, plums, and other stone fruits.
Cockroaches act as vectors of pathogenic bacteria, yeasts and moulds in the hospital environment and have, therefore, been associated with nosocomial infections including dermatological diseases caused by Monilia moniliformis [5].
Another fungal disease, monilia pod rot (frosty pod rot), has forced abandonment of many cacao farms in Ecuador, Colombia, and Costa Rica.