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Pronunciation: tor'u-lop'sis

Definition: A genus of yeasts with smaller blastoconidia (2–4 nm) with a wide attachment to the parent cell; Torulopsis glabrata, now called Candida glabrata, is a cause of candidiasis in humans.

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