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Medical Term:

Rhodotorula

Pronunciation: ro'do-tor'u-la

Definition: A genus of yeasts, usually colored pink to red and of questionable pathogenicity, which are generally introduced iatrogenically in prosthetic implants and into immunocompromised patients via intravenous catheters.

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