monilial

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From monilia +‎ -al.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

monilial (comparative more monilial, superlative most monilial)

  1. (medicine) Pertaining to or caused by a monilia. [from 20th c.]
    • 1996, David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest, Abacus 2013, p. 33:
      Prince Q— […] suffers chronically from Candida albicans, with attendant susceptibilities to monilial sinusitis and thrush […].