Medical Dictionary

nocardiosis

noun no·car·di·o·sis \nō-ˌkärd-ē-ˈō-səs\
plural no·car·di·o·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of NOCARDIOSIS

:  actinomycosis caused by actinomycetes of the genus Nocardia and characterized by production of spreading granulomatous lesions—compare maduromycosis
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