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Moniliasis

Definition

noun

A former name to the infection caused by the Candida species.


Supplement

Candida species may infect different parts of the human body, especially vagina, vulva, and other mucous membranes.


Word origin: Monilia (a genus) + -iasis (state or condition caused by the presence of an infectious agent) Synonym(s):

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