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[muh-nil-ee-uh l] /məˈnɪl i əl/

pertaining to or caused by a fungus of the genus Monilia.
(pathol) denoting a thrush infection, caused by the fungus Candida (formerly Monilia) albicans

monilial mo·nil·i·al (mə-nĭl’ē-əl)
Of or caused by a fungus of the genus Candida).


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