Dictionary > Thrush

Thrush

Definition
noun
(1) (pathology) An infection caused by the presence of the Candida species in various moist parts of the body, characterized by white spots and ulcers.
(2) (ornithology) A common name for any of the group of migratory songbirds, especially in the family Turdidae, characterized by spotted breast and a brownish upper feathers.
Supplement
Synonym(s):

  • candidosis (pathology)
  • moniliasis (pathology)
  • oidiomycosis (pathology)


You will also like...

Lentic community
Freshwater Communities & Lentic Waters

Lentic or still water communities can vary greatly in appearance -- from a small temporary puddle to a large lake. The s..

running freshwater community
Running Water Freshwater Community Factors

This tutorial noted some of the physical and chemical factors that provide the framework of a running water community in..

Salmon jumping upstream in the river
Lotic Communities & Animals

A running water environment offers numerous microhabitats for many types of animals. Similar to plants, animals in lotic..

Kidneys
Kidneys and Regulation of Water and Inorganic Ions

The kidneys are responsible for the regulation of water and inorganic ions. Read this tutorial to learn about the differ..

mRNA
Protein Synthesis

Part of the genetic information is devoted to the synthesis of proteins. mRNA, a type of RNA, is produced as a transcri..

Digestion and Absorption of Food
Digestion and Absorption of Food

The gastrointestinal system breaks down particles of ingested food into molecular forms by enzymes through digestion and..