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Candida

 [kan´dĭ-dah]
a genus of yeastlike fungi that are commonly part of the normal flora of the mouth, skin, intestinal tract, and vagina, but can cause a variety of infections. C. al´bicans is the usual pathogen in humans. See also candidiasis.

Candida

(kan'did-ă),
A genus of yeastlike fungi, formerly called Monilia, commonly found in nature; a few species are isolated from the skin, feces, and vaginal and pharyngeal tissue, but the gastrointestinal tract is the source of the single most important species, Candida albicans. Formerly called Monilia.
[L. candidus, dazzling white]

candida

(kăn′dĭ-də)
n.
Any of various fungi of the genus Candida that are found especially on the skin and in the mucous membranes of the mouth, intestinal tract, and vagina and that may become pathogenic, such as C. albicans, the causative agent of thrush.

Can·di·da

(kan'di-dă)
A genus of yeast fungi found in nature; a few species are isolated from the skin, feces, and vaginal and pharyngeal tissue, but the gastrointestinal tract is the primary source of the single most important species, C. albicans.
[L. candidus, dazzling white]

candida

Any yeast-like fungus species of the genus Candida especially CANDIDA ALBICANS.

Candida

A yeast-like fungal organism.

Can·di·da

(kan'di-dă)
Common genus of yeastlike fungi; species are isolated from the skin, feces, and vaginal and pharyngeal tissue, but gastrointestinal tract is the source of the most important species.
[L. candidus, dazzling white]