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candidiasis

[ kan-di-dahy-uh-sis ]
/ ˌkæn dɪˈdaɪ ə sɪs /
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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.
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Origin of candidiasis

1945–50; <New Latin Candid(a) genus name (see candida) + -iasis
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