Candida



any of the yeastlike fungi constituting the genus Candida, members of which may cause athlete’s foot, vaginitis, thrush, or other infections.
a female given name.
a comedy (1898) by G. B. Shaw.
Contemporary Examples

Diet Like Jesus: What the Bible Says About How to Eat Candida Moss October 14, 2013
Bible Passages that Could Get You Killed Candida Moss February 17, 2014
The Gospel According to Bill O’Reilly’s New Book ‘Killing Jesus’ Candida Moss September 26, 2013
The Truth About Angels in the Bible Candida Moss August 14, 2013
The Royal Academy Wants You to Finish This Artwork Chloë Ashby January 23, 2014

Historical Examples

Iconoclasts James Huneker
Insula Sanctorum et Doctorum John Healy
Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Second Series John Addington Symonds
Insula Sanctorum et Doctorum John Healy
Diary of John Manningham John Manningham

noun
any yeastlike parasitic fungus of the genus Candida, esp C. albicans, which causes thrush (candidiasis)
candida
(kān’dĭ-də)
Any of the yeastlike deuteromycete fungi of the genus Candida that are normally present on the skin and in the mucous membranes of the mouth, intestinal tract, and vagina. Certain species may become pathogenic, especially C. albicans, which causes thrush and other infections.

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