blastomycosis

noun blas·to·my·co·sis \ ˌblas-tə-ˌmī-ˈkō-səs \

Definition of blastomycosis

:any of several fungal infections; especially :an infectious disease caused by a yeast fungus (Blastomyces dermititidis) that affects especially the lungs and skin

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Origin and Etymology of blastomycosis

New Latin, from Blastomyces, fungus genus, from blast- + Greek mykēs fungus; akin to Greek myxa mucus — more at mucus


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blastomycosis

noun blas·to·my·co·sis \ -ˌmī-ˈkō-səs \

medical Definition of blastomycosis

plural blastomycoses play \-ˌsēz\
:either of two infectious diseases caused by yeastlike fungi — see blastomyces, north american blastomycosis, south american blastomycosis

blastomycotic

play \-ˈkät-ik\ adjective

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