Rhodotorula

noun

Rho·​do·​tor·​u·​la ˌrōd-ə-ˈtȯr-yə-lə How to pronounce Rhodotorula (audio)
: a genus of yeasts (family Cryptococcaceae) including one (R. rubra synonym R. mucilaginosa) sometimes present in the blood or involved in endocarditis probably as a secondary infection

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“Rhodotorula.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Rhodotorula. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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