Definition of Torula

1. n. A chain of special bacteria. (b) A genus of budding fungi. Same as Saccharomyces. Also used adjectively.



Definition of Torula

1. Noun. Any of a group of fungi, ''Candida utilis'', related to the yeasts, sometimes used in processed food ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Torula

1. a type of fungus [n -LAE or -LAS] - See also: fungus

Medical Definition of Torula

1. Origin: NL, dim. Of L. Torus a semicircular molding. A chain of special bacteria. A genus of budding fungi. Same as Saccharomyces. Also used adjectively. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Torula

torturedness
torturer
torturers
tortures
torturesome
torturess
torturesses
torturest
tortureth
torturing
torturingly
torturings
torturous
torturously
toruffle
torula (current term)
torulae
torulaform
torulas
toruli
toruli tactiles
torulin
torulins
toruloma
torulopsosis
torulose
torulous
torulus
torus
torus fracture

Literary usage of Torula

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1. A Course of Practical Instruction in Elementary Biology by Thomas Henry Huxley, Henry Newell Martin (1876)
"Moreover, however complicated in structure one of the higher plants may be in its adult state, when it commences its existence it is as simple as torula or ..."

2. A Course of Elementary Instruction in Practical Biology by Thomas Henry Huxley, Henry Newell Martin (1882)
"Moreover, however complicated in structure one of the higher plants may be in its adult state, when it commences its existence it is as simple as torula or ..."

3. A Course of Elementary Instruction in Practical Biology by Thomas Henry Huxley, Henry Newell Martin (1882)
"Moreover, however complicated in structure one of the higher plants may be in its adult state, when it commences its existence it is as simple as torula or ..."

4. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1901)
"1 THE names Penicillium, torula, and Bacterium are applied to exceedingly humble things. That which the scientific man terms Penicillium is popularly ..."

5. Micro-organisms and Fermentation by Alfred Peter Carlslund Jørgensen, Alfred Jörgensen, A. E. Lennholm (1900)
"torula (HANSEN). These yeast-like forms were first characterised by HANSEN. ... According to the author's researches, certain torula forms may act as ..."

6. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1901)
"1 THE names Penicillium, torula, and Bacterium are applied to exceedingly humble things. That which the scientific man terms Penicillium is popularly known ..."

7. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"In the cases of torula infection studied, fever was observed with one exception, ... torula infection, produced by a yeast-like organism, distinguished from ..."

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