Monilia


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Monilia

 [mo-nil´e-ah]
1. former name for Candida.
2. a genus of imperfect fungi of the family Moniliaceae.
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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]
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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]
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Study group Alcohol consumption Cigarette smoker Results N % N % Atypia 4 8 6 12 Hyperkeratosis 5 10 7 14 Coccal infections 9 18 9 18 Actinomyces infections 7 14 6 12 HPV(infected cells) 0 0 0 0 Monilia 0 0 0 0 No cytological changes 25 50 22 44 Total 50 100 50 100 Study group Cigarette and alcohol abuse Control group Results N % N % Atypia 7 14 0 0.0 Hyperkeratosis 10 20 0 0.0 Coccal infections 16 32 6 12.0 Actinomyces infections 8 16 0 0.0 HPV(infected cells) 2 4 0 0.0 Monilia 1 2 0 0.0 No cytological changes 6 12 44 88.0 Total 50 100 200 100
+ + - - 6 Monilia sp + - - - 7 Mucor sp + - - - 8 Enterobacter aerogenes + + - - 9 Klebsiella oxytoca + + - - 10 Corynebacterium sp + + - - 11 Proteus spp + + - - 12 Pseudomonas pseudomalle + + - - 13 Streptococcus surges + + - - 14 Staphylococcus aureus + - - - 15 Corynebacterium haemolyticus + + + + 16 E.
When Achilles espies the beautiful Deidamia among the girls on the beach, his resistance to the dress wavers and Thetis seizes her chance: aspicit ambiguum genetrix cogique volentem iniecitque sinus; tum colla rigentia mollit submittitque graves umeros et fortia laxat bracchia et impexos certo domat ordine crines ac sua dilecta cervice monilia transfert; et picturato cohibens vestigia limbo incessum motumque docet fandique pudorem.
Plates were made in triplicate and incubated at 35 [degrees]C for about 24 h for Monilia, about 72 h for Cryptococcus and about 168 h for hyphomycete, then their turbidity obtained by measuring optical density at 630 nm.
About 80 miles north of Guayaquil, Ecuador's Instituto Nacional Autonomo de Investigaciones Agropecuarias (INIAP) is looking to breed a new strain of nacional that yields more cocoa pods yet offers more resistance to common diseases such as witches' broom, which kills the leaves, and monilia, affecting the fruit.
Penicillium and Aspergillus were represented by 11 and 8 species, respectively, followed by Cladosporium (3), Emericella (2), Acremonium, Chaetomium, Cunninghamella, Curvularia, Eurotium, Fusarium, Lasiodiplodia, Monilia, Paecilomyces, Phoma, Tilachlidium and Trichoderma (1) (Figure 1).
Shortly afterward he discovered Oidium albicans (Monilia albicans, which is now known as Candida albicans), the cause of thrush in infants.