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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.
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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]
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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.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

candida

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

A yeast-like fungal organism.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Microorganismos identificados en los cultivos de pacientes con ITU-ACS Microorganismo n % Escherichia coli 130 42.2 Klebsiella pneumoniae 72 23.4 Candidas 26 8.4 Pseudomonas aeruginosa 16 5.2 Enterococcus sp 15 4.8 Enterobacter cloace 13 4.2 Acinetobacter baumanni 8 2.5 Proteus mirabilis 7 2.2 Klebsiella oxitoca 3 0.9 Otros 18 5.8 Total 308 100.0 Tabla 4.
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El oro dannunziano se ha oxidado pronto, las perversiones literarias genero Lorrain y Oscar Wilde se nos antojan candidas [...].
De hecho, en mi opinion, las exposiciones que tratan de hablar de ese lado "espiritual" del ser humano, por llamarlo de algun modo, con un lenguaje racional y una exposicion sistematica de argumentaciones, caen por lo usual en candidas visiones y boberias, o en el fanatismo.