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Definition of the noun candida

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noun - plural: candidas

  1. any of the yeastlike imperfect fungi of the genus Candida
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • more generic word: fungus = an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter
    • more specific terms: Candida albicans / Monilia albicans = a parasitic fungus that can infect the mouth or the skin or the intestines or the vagina
    • member of: genus Candida = a genus of yeastlike imperfect fungi

Alternative definition of the noun candida

noun

  1. [medicine, informal] A yeast of the genus Candida, usually specifically Candida albicans

Phrases with Candida

Phrases starting with the word Candida:

  1. Candida Alai
  2. Candida Alba
  3. Candida Apis
  4. Candida Atbi
  5. Candida Edax
  6. Candida Olea
  7. Candida Olei
  8. Candida Orba
  9. Candida Pini
  10. Candida Rhoi
  11. Candida sake
  12. Candida Soli
  13. Candida Stri
  14. Candida Ulmi
  15. Candida Vini

Phrases ending with the word Candida:

  1. Arca Candida
  2. Bela Candida
  3. Evax candida
  4. Ione Candida
  5. Rosa Candida

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Candida

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Google previewClinical Mycology (2003)

by William E. Dismukes, Peter G. Pappas

Candida is an infrequent cause of cholecystitis and cholangitis usually following extrahepatic biliary tract obstruction (Irani and Truong,

Google previewThe Table Talk of John Selden (1892)

by John Selden

Therefore Candida is a large exposition of the doctrine that love should be free— which is by no means the same thing as free love; that it should be a burden equally borne by both partners in the yoke; that happiness, instead of misery, would ...

Google previewThe Truth About Air Electricity & Health (2014)

by Rosalind Tan

Candida is a fungus that is naturally present in our gastrointestinal tract.

Eliminating Candida is the cornerstone of Dr Pescadores's asthma and allergy cure and this is done through a very strict dietary protocol which includes the elimination ...

Google previewAspartic Proteinases (1998)

Retroviral and Cellular Enzymes by Michael N.G. James

Candida is a typical opportunistic pathogen which is often present in healthy individuals but under certain conditions it causes fungal infections.1 In addition to superficial infections, Candida is a major cause of deep systemic infections in ...

Google previewSexually Transmitted Infections (2014)

by Bhushan Kumar, Somesh Gupta

Candida is the most common esophageal pathogen in AIDS, followed by viral diseases.1–6 In the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), many of the previously common HIV-related infectious disorders have essentially vanished.

Google previewThe Living Age (1912)

Candida is a plea for naturainess instead of the formal attitudes which have become so characteristic of modern life. lt arouses pity, sympathy, hatred, love, as Nan does, if in more subtle and less harrowing forms. The most serious blunder in ...

Google previewClinical Approaches to Oral Mucosal Disorders: Part II, An Issue of Dental Clinics of North America, (2014)

by Thomas P. Sollecito

Because Candida is a natural inhabitant of the oral mucosa in many patients and because it often develops secondary to topical corticosteroid therapy, the role of Candida may represent another extrinsic factor involved in the development of ...

Google previewThe Disabled Woman's Guide to Pregnancy and Birth (2005)

by Judith Rogers, OTR

The most common infection is called Candida, Monilia, or yeast. It produces a discharge that is thick and ...

Google previewOECD Guidelines for the Testing of Chemicals, Section 2: Effects on Biotic Systems Test No. 232: Collembolan Reproduction Test in Soil (2009)

by OECD

candida is the recommended species, as in the ring testing of the method ...

Google previewAndrew's Diseases of the Skin (2011)

Clinical Dermatology by William D. James, Dirk Elston, Timothy Berger

While Candida is the most frequently recovered organism in chronic paronychia, topical or oral antifungals ...

Google previewCandida Cleanse Diet (2014)

How to Cure Candida and Restore Your Health Naturally by Brittany Samons

Women are prone to Candida attacks because of hormonal cycles and as they take Candida cleansing, they will experience less symptoms of PMS and urinary tract infections. 4. Candida is the cause of thrush and thus cleansing will help ...

Google previewChemical Communication among Bacteria (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Candida is a genus of yeasts and is currently the most common cause of fungal infections worldwide. Many species are harmless commensals or endosymbionts of hosts including humans; however, when mucosal barriers are disrupted or the ...

Google previewPathophysiology for the Health Professions - E- Book (2014)

by Barbara E. Gould, Ruthanna Dyer

Candida is a harmless fungus normally present on the skin (see Fig. 4-7). However, it may cause infection in the oral cavity (see Fig. 20-5B), sometimes called thrush EB in public pools, ...

Google previewAlcamo's Fundamentals of Microbiology, Body Systems (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Candida is a genus of yeasts and is currently the most common cause of fungal infections worldwide. Many species are harmless commensals or endosymbionts of hosts including humans; however, when mucosal barriers are disrupted or the ...

Google previewMicrobiology , An Introduction (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Candida is a genus of yeasts and is currently the most common cause of fungal infections worldwide. Many species are harmless commensals or endosymbionts of hosts including humans; however, when mucosal barriers are disrupted or the ...

Google previewManual of Critical Care Nursing (2010)

Nursing Interventions and Collaborative Management by Marianne Saunorus Baird, Susan Bethel

Candida is the most common fungal source of IE, ...

Google previewCandidiasis: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2011 Edition (2012)

ScholarlyPaper

Candida is a complex pathogen and the immune system uses various cells, cell surface receptors and signalling pathways to trigger an efficient host defence.” “ Host-Candida interaction can result either in rapid elimination of the pathogen or ...

Google previewPenn Clinical Manual of Urology E-Book (2014)

Expert Consult - Online by Philip M Hanno, Thomas J. Guzzo, S. Bruce Malkowicz, Alan J. Wein

Candida is the most prevalent of the fungi and accounts for the majority of mycotic infections involving the urinary tract. Evaluation and treatment of these opportunistic infections is considered below. • Community-acquired, primary fungal ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Color Additives (1997)

by George A. Burdock

60 The food additive Candida guilliermondii may be safely used as the organism for fermentation production of citric acid in accordance with the following conditions: (a) The food additive is the enzyme system of the viable organism Candida ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

Candida albicans /al'bakanz/, a common budding yeast; a microscopic fungal organism normally present in the mucous membranes of the mouth, intestinal tract, and vagina of healthy people. Under certain circumstances, it may cause ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)

Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch

candida. Persoon. White Angel's Trumpet Family Solanaceae (Nightshade Family); Subfamily Solanoideae, Datureae Tribe, Brugmansia Section Forms and Subspecies This quite variable angel's trumpet may be a natural hybrid between ...

Google previewDictionary of Obstetrics and Gynecology (1988)

by Christoph Zink

Candida albicans (Lat. candidus shiny, white): a thin-walled, gram-positive, nonsporeforming, potentially pathogenic yeast of oval or round shape which grows saprophytically by budding in skin folds, mouth, intestines, and vagina.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

candidiasis C Candida pseudotropicalis Summary of recommendations for the. Candida Candida pneumonia Risk factors for major cancers Lung Cigarette smoking Exposure to some industrial chemicals (e.g. arsenic, asbestos) Radiation ...

Google previewThe Daily Telegraph: Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals& Herbal Supplements (2012)

by Sarah Brewer

Itis causedby an overgrowth ofayeast, Candida albicans, thatis normally present inthevagina inmany women without causing obvious harm. Candida spores are in the air and thrive inwarm, moist places such asthegroin and vagina. Infection ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

cancer immunotherapy Candida pseudotropicalis cancer immunotherapy, treatments that target the immune system, causing it to attack malignant cells. The treatments are designed to either stimulate the body's own immune response, ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

cancer immunotherapy Candida pseudotropicalis cancer immunotherapy, treatments that target the immune system, causing it to attack malignant cells. The treatments are designed to either stimulate the body's own immune response, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

Several yeast species recovered from humans including Candida albicans were originally classified within the genus Monilia but are now classified within the genus Candida. moniliasis n. An archaic former name for *candidiasis, an infection ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Skin and Skin Disorders, Third Edition (2009)

by Carol Turkington, Jeffrey S. Dover

Candida albicans Candida albicans The yeast that causes the infection called candidiasis, often within the vagina or on other areas of mucous membrane (such as the inside of the mouth). The infection is also known as thrush or moniliasis.

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Small photo of Close up of White Rain Lily (Zephyranthes Candida) flowers.Small photo of The human feet is a fungal skin lesions isolated on white background , Athlete’s foot , Dermatophytes or Tinea pedis , candida albicansSmall photo of Photomicrograph of a Papanicolaou (Pap) test ("smear", stain) showing yeast and pseudohyphae of Candida albicans, a type of fungus.Small photo of The human feet is a fungal skin lesions isolated on white background , Athlete’s foot , Dermatophytes or Tinea pedis , candida albicansSmall photo of Infektion mit Candida und Aspergillus 200xSmall photo of Infektion mit Candida und Aspergillus 200xSmall photo of Oral Candidiasis or Oral trush ( Candida albicans), yeast infection on the human tongue close up, common side effect when using antibiotics or another medicaments More...

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Do you think that the things people make fools of themselves about are any less real and true than the things they behave sensibly about? They are more true: they are the only things that are true. (George Bernard Shaw)
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Scrabble value of C3A1N1D2I1D2A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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