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Oral moniliasis

Definition

noun

A former name to the infection caused by the Candida species in the oral cavity or mouth.


Supplement

Candida infection in the mouth gives out a characteristic white patches in the mucous membranes of the mouth.


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


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