Definition of candidiasis in English:

candidiasis

noun

  • Infection with candida, especially as causing oral or vaginal thrush.

    • ‘The white buccal lesions of oral lichen planus may necessitate biopsy to exclude leukoplakia, candidiasis, and secondary syphilis.’
    • ‘Treatment for persistent or recurrent candidiasis or trichomoniasis was repeated.’
    • ‘Adults or adolescents who have a history of documented esophageal candidiasis, particularly multiple episodes, should be considered candidates for chronic suppressive therapy.’
    • ‘Among the most common infections are genital warts, chlamydia, candidiasis and non-specific urethritis.’
    • ‘At 8 months of age, Elisabeth developed temporary milk intolerance and oral candidiasis.’
    • ‘An overgrowth of the common fungus Candida, found on everyone's body, leads to the fungal infection candidiasis.’
    • ‘Common infectious forms of vaginitis include bacterial vaginosis, vulvovaginal candidiasis, and trichomoniasis.’
    • ‘The commonest lesions are candidiasis and herpes viral infections, but others include ulcers, periodontal disease, and malignant neoplasms.’
    • ‘Since undecylenic acid acts systemically, oral administration can inhibit or even prevent oral candidiasis, or thrush.’
    • ‘Given the proper conditions, the yeast increase in number and cause a new clinical episode of vulvovaginal candidiasis.’
    • ‘The differential diagnosis of erythrasma includes psoriasis, dermatophytosis, candidiasis, and intertrigo.’
    • ‘Subsequently, he was diagnosed as having hepatitis B, oral candidiasis, central nervous system toxoplasmosis, and perirectal herpes simplex virus.’
    • ‘Signs of immunocompromise may include cachexia or oral candidiasis.’
    • ‘Although irritant dermatitis, candidiasis, or secondary bacterial infections may produce superficial erosion and plaques of the perineal skin, they do not cause ulceration.’
    • ‘Bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis, and candidiasis are the most common diseases associated with vaginal discharge.’
    • ‘Truly representative data on the epidemiology of vulvovaginal candidiasis are hard to come by.’
    • ‘Side effects of doxycycline include gastrointestinal upset, esophagitis, and vaginal candidiasis.’
    • ‘Your doctor can prescribe other medications to treat vaginal candidiasis or prevent recurrent infections.’
    • ‘Fungal infections such as candidiasis and aspergillosis are more commonly found in BMT recipients than PBSCT recipients because BMT patients have longer periods of neutropenia.’
    • ‘The majority presented with fever, severe weight loss, diarrhoea, oral candidiasis etc.’

Pronunciation:

candidiasis

/ˌkandəˈdīəsəs/