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1. Any of several unicellular fungi of the genera Saccharomyces or Candida, which reproduce by budding. They are capable of fermenting carbohydrates. Yeasts, esp. C. albicans, may cause systemic infections as well as vaginitis and oral thrush. Yeast infections are frequently present in patients with malignant lymphomas, poorly controlled diabetes mellitus, AIDS, or other conditions causing that compromise immune systems. SYN: SEE: Saccharomyces
BUDDING YEAST (×400); SEE: Candida; SEE: candidiasis; SEE: fungi 2. A commercial product composed of meal impregnated with living fungi, used, for example, in fermenting beer and ale and baking bread.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Yeast." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735369/all/yeast.
Yeast. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735369/all/yeast. Accessed April 24, 2019.
Yeast. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735369/all/yeast
Yeast [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735369/all/yeast.
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