Definición de torula en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /ˈtɒruːlə/
Pronunciación: /ˈtɒr(j)ʊlə/

sustantivo (plural torulae /ˈtɒruːliː/ /ˈtɒr(j)ʊliː/)

1 (also torula yeast) A yeast which is cultured for use in medicine and as a food additive, especially as a source of vitamins and protein.
  • Candida utilis, subdivision Deuteromycotina.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The company's fresh-baked Vegekibble for dogs is made of whole wheat and soy flour, corn meal, torula yeast, garlic, vegetable broth and a vegan supplement.
  • Alternatively cooked and extruded rice products can be similarly improved with torula yeast prior to puffing.
  • Provesta Micro-Feast ® L - 10 larval diet, an enriched dehydrated torula yeast, was used in this study.
2A yeast-like fungus composed of chains of rounded cells, several kinds growing on dead vegetation and some causing infections.
  • Genus Torula (or formerly this genus), subdivision Deuteromycotina: several species, in particular T. herbarum, which grows on dead grasses.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The London County Country Medical Officer discovered, for example, the following in samples of ice cream: cocci, bacilli, torulae, cotton fiber, lice, bed bugs, bug's legs, fleas, straw, human hair, and cat and dog hair.


Modern Latin (genus name), diminutive of Latin torus 'swelling, bolster'.

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