Pronunciation: (kan"di-dī'u-sis), [key]
—pl. -sesPronunciation: (-sēz"). [key]
any of a variety of infections caused by fungi of the genus Candida, occurring most often in the mouth, respiratory tract (bronchocandidiasis), or vagina. Cf. thrush2.
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