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monilia

[muh-nil-ee-uh]
noun
  1. a fungus of the genus Monilia, of the class Fungi Imperfecti, having spherical or oval conidia in branched chains.
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Origin of monilia

1745–55; < New Latin, derivative of Latin monīle necklace; see -ia
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monilia in Medicine

Monilia

(mə-nĭlē-ə)
n.
  1. A class of imperfect fungi that do not form asci or basidia, including pathogenic genera such as Candida and Cryptococcus and the medically important genus Penicillium.
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