[ brong-koh-kan-di-dahy-uh-sis ]
/ ˌbrɒŋ koʊˌkæn dɪˈdaɪ ə sɪs /

noun, plural bron·cho·can·di·di·a·ses [brong-koh-kan-di-dahy-uh-seez] /ˌbrɒŋ koʊˌkæn dɪˈdaɪ əˌsiz/.

See under candidiasis.

Origin of bronchocandidiasis

Definition for bronchocandidiasis (2 of 2)


[ kan-di-dahy-uh-sis ]
/ ˌkæn dɪˈdaɪ ə sɪs /

noun, plural can·di·di·a·ses [kan-di-dahy-uh-seez] /ˌkæn dɪˈdaɪ əˌsiz/.

any of a variety of infections caused by fungi of the genus Candida, occurring most often in the mouth, respiratory tract (bronchocandidiasis), or vagina.
Compare thrush2.

Origin of candidiasis

1945–50; < New Latin Candid(a) genus name (see candida) + -iasis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for bronchocandidiasis


[ kăn′dĭ-dīə-sĭs ]


A fungous infection caused by a species of Candida, especially Candida albicans, that can involve various parts of the body, such as the skin and mucous membranes.moniliasis
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