torula yeast
noun see torula

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  • Torula — Taxobox | name = Torula regnum = Fungi phylum = Ascomycota subphylum = Saccharomycotina classis = Saccharomycetes ordo = Saccharomycetales familia = Saccharomycetaceae genus = Candida species = C. utilis binomial = Candida utilis binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • torula — /tawr yeuh leuh, euh leuh, tawr /, n. a highly nutritious yeast produced commercially on a sugar recovered from the manufacture of wood products or from processed fruit. Also called torula yeast. [ < NL Torula (1796) a fungus genus, equiv. to L… …   Universalium

  • torula — noun (plural torulae; also las) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin torus protuberance Date: 1862 any of various fungi (genus Torula) and especially yeasts that lack sexual spores, do not produce alcoholic fermentations, and are typically acid… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • yeast — yeastless, adj. yeastlike, adj. /yeest/, n. 1. any of various small, single celled fungi of the phylum Ascomycota that reproduce by fission or budding, the daughter cells often remaining attached, and that are capable of fermenting carbohydrates… …   Universalium

  • torula — [ tɒru:lə, (j)ʊlə] noun (plural torulae li:) 1》 a yeast used in medicine and as a food additive. [Candida utilis.] 2》 a yeast like fungus composed of chains of rounded cells. [Genus Torula.] Origin mod. L., dimin. of L. torus swelling, bolster …   English new terms dictionary

  • torula — n. (pl. torulae) 1 a yeast, Candida utilis, used medicinally as a food additive. 2 any yeast like fungus of the genus Torula, growing on dead vegetation. Etymology: mod.L, dimin. of torus: see TORUS …   Useful english dictionary

  • Torula — Saccharomyces Sac cha*ro*my ces, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? sugar + ?, ?, a fungus.] (Biol.) A genus of budding fungi, the various species of which have the power, to a greater or less extent, or splitting up sugar into alcohol and carbonic acid. They… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • black yeast — noun : any of various yeasts or similar organisms (as of the genera Torula and Monilia) that form colonies of a characteristic black color …   Useful english dictionary

  • Candida albicans — Scientific classification Kingdom: Fungi Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • tor|u|la — «TR uh luh, yuh ; TOR », noun, plural lae « lee», or torula yeast, a yeast rich in vitamins and minerals, grown in a medium made from waste products as of papermaking and fruit canning, and used as a supplement in animal and poultry feeds, and in …   Useful english dictionary

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