yeastlike

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

yeast +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

yeastlike (comparative more yeastlike, superlative most yeastlike)

  1. Resembling or having characteristics of yeast
    • 1988 January 22, Robert McClory, “The Yeast of Our Problems”:
      Under certain conditions, it seems, candida can change from its yeastlike, noninvasive state into a parasitic fungus that spreads like wildfire through the gut.