- pertaining to or caused by a fungus of the genus Monilia.
Origin of monilial
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- pathol denoting a thrush infection, caused by the fungus Candida (formerly Monilia) albicans
Word Origin for monilial
C20: from New Latin monilia, from Latin monīle necklace (referring to the beadlike form of the fungus)
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- Of or caused by a fungus of the genus Candida.
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