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noun coc·cid·i·oi·do·my·co·sis \-ˌid-ō-(ˌ)mī-ˈkō-səs\
plural coc·cid·i·oi·do·my·co·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of COCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS

:  a disease of humans and domestic animals caused by a fungus of the genus Coccidioides (C. immitis) and marked especially by fever and localized pulmonary symptoms—called also San Joaquin fever, San Joaquin valley fever, valley fever
July 06, 2015
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