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mycetoma

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noun my·ce·to·ma \ˌmī-sə-ˈtō-mə\

Definition of mycetoma

plural my·ce·to·mas also my·ce·to·ma·taplay play \-mə-tə\

  1. :  a condition marked by invasion of the deep subcutaneous tissues with fungi or actinomycetes; also :  a tumorous mass occurring in mycetoma

my·ce·to·ma·tous play \-mə-təs\ adjective


Origin of mycetoma

New Latin, from Greek mykēt-, mykēs


First Known Use: 1863


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mycetoma

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noun my·ce·to·ma \ˌmī-sə-ˈtō-mə\

Medical Definition of mycetoma

plural my·ce·to·mas also my·ce·to·ma·ta \-mət-ə\play

  1. 1:  a condition marked by invasion of the deep subcutaneous tissues with fungi or actinomycetes:a:  maduromycosisb:  nocardiosis

  2. 2:  a tumorous mass occurring in mycetoma

  3. my·ce·to·ma·tous \-mət-əs\play adjective




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