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Introduction: Candidiasis

Description of Candidiasis

Candidiasis (medical condition): Fungal infection of moist areas such as mouth or...more »

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Candidiasis: an infection caused by fungi of the genus Monilia or Candida (especially Candida albicans).
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Candidiasis: A unicellular budding fungus which is the principal pathogenic species causing CANDIDIASIS (moniliasis).
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Candidiasis: infection with a fungus of the genus Candida; usually a superficial infection of the moist areas of the body and is generally caused by Candida albicans; includes chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis, cutaneous candidiasis, oral candidiasis (thrush), and monilial vaginitis.
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Candidiasis: Infection with a fungus of the genus CANDIDA. It is usually a superficial infection of the moist areas of the body and is generally caused by CANDIDA ALBICANS. (Dorland, 27th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Candidiasis: Related Topics

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Candidiasis as a Disease

Candidiasis (medical condition): See Candidiasis (disease information).
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Candidiasis: Related Diseases

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Candidiasis: Related Disease Topics

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Terms Similar to Candidiasis:

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Broader terms for Candidiasis

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The term Candidiasis can be used for:

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Other terms that may be related to Candidiasis:

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The description of Candidiasis may also be used for the following terms:

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Hierarchical classifications of Candidiasis

The following list attempts to classify Candidiasis into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • fungal infection,mycosis
  • zymosis
  • infection
  • pathologic process,pathological process
  • biological process,organic process
  • process
  • phenomenon

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