mycetoma


my·ce·to·ma

noun \ˌmī-sə-ˈtō-mə\
plural my·ce·to·mas also my·ce·to·ma·ta \-mə-tə\

Definition of MYCETOMA

:  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 \-mə-təs\ adjective

Origin of MYCETOMA

New Latin, from Greek mykēt-, mykēs
First Known Use: 1863

my·ce·to·ma

noun \ˌmī-sə-ˈtō-mə\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural my·ce·to·mas also my·ce·to·ma·ta \-mət-ə\

Medical Definition of MYCETOMA

1
: a condition marked by invasion of the deep subcutaneous tissues with fungi or actinomycetes: a : maduromycosis b : nocardiosis
2
: a tumorous mass occurring in mycetoma
my·ce·to·ma·tous \-mət-əs\ adjective

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